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Ipswich - Appeal after robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses or information after a robbery in which a man sustained stab injuries in Ipswich.

Emergency services were called shortly after 7:00pm this evening, Tuesday 19 November, to reports that a man had been assaulted on the tow path near to the skatepark adjacent to Bridge Street in the town. Police and the East of England Ambulance Service were immediately dispatched to the scene.

The victim, a man in his 40s, has been taken to hospital with stab wounds to his face and thigh. His condition is stable and not thought at this time to be life-threatening or life-changing. During the incident the victim’s mobile phone and wallet were stolen.

The suspects for the attack are described as two black men, both over 6 feet tall, between18-24 years of age, who were wearing tight fitting dark clothing and balaclavas. Both men made off in the direction of Stoke Bridge after the attack.  

Police are treating the incident as a targeted attack at this time.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Ipswich CID quoting reference number CAD 323 of 19 November.

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