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Witness appeal following robbery in Ipswich

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery that took place in Ipswich on Tuesday, 4 February.
The incident took place in Humber Doucy Lane, opposite the Rushmere Community Club, at around 5pm.
The male victim, 17, reported that when walking he was approached from behind and spoken to by two men.

The victim was then threatened and had his pockets searched.

An iPhone 7 mobile phone was removed and smashed by one of the offenders who also removed and stole £80 cash and an Apple AirPods case.

The other offender removed and stole the victim’s rucksack. The rucksack is grey and contained college books.

The men then walked off before the victim fled. Shortly after, the victim observed lights being switched on a sliver car but he was unsure if the offenders were in the vehicle. 

The first offender is described as black, aged between 20 and 30, between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 10ins tall and of medium build. The victim said he had facial hair and a broad nose. He was wearing a black puffer coat with the hood up and jogging bottoms.

The second offender is described as black, aged between 20 and 30, between 5ft 10ins and 6ft tall, wearing dark coloured jeans and a dark-coloured trench coat.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw any suspicious activity or who has knowledge of anyone involved should contact South CID at Landmark House, Ipswich quoting reference crime number 37/7389/20.

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