16 February 2013
Police are appealing for information following two incidents
overnight in Ipswich.
The first incident occurred last night, Friday 15 February in
Roanoke Walk. At around 11pm the victim’s doorbell rang, he notices
a figure at the door wearing a bobble hat but did not answer
Ten minutes later the victim was upstairs when he heard a voice
inside the property. He then saw a black male carrying what
appeared to be a silver pipe, so he shouted at him and chased him
from the house. The offender ran out via a rear door and was then
seen running away with a man wearing a bobble hat and possibly
The man wearing the bobble hat is described as around 6ft tall
and of slim build.
The man inside the property is described as black, around 5ft
7ins tall, of medium build and wearing a black woolly hat, a scarf
covering the bottom half of his face, a black long sleeved puffer
jacket and dark jeans.
The second incident occurred at around 5am this morning,
Saturday 16 February in Orford Street. An offender has smashed a
glass pane of the front door to a residential property. They have
then entered the property and made a search of a study before
walking upstairs and being seen by one of the residents and chased
out of the house.
A video camera, digital camera and a laptop were stolen from
The offender is described as a white man, between 5ft 9ins – 6ft
tall, in his twenties or thirties, of medium build, with a
well-defined straight nose and stubble. He was wearing a thick
black woollen beanie hat, a shiny black waist length puffer jacket
and dark trousers.
Police are looking at the possibility that the two crimes are
Anyone with information in relation to either of the above
incidents are asked to contact Ipswich Police on
101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.