Ipswich robbery charge
A teenager has been charged with robbery following an incident in Ipswich.
On Saturday 22 June at about 10.40am a victim aged in her 50s was walking along Fisk’s Lane between Whitton Lane and Anglia Parkway North when she was approached by a suspect who told her to hand over her bag. She was then hit to the back of the head and had her handbag taken. The victim was taken to hospital where she required stitches to a head wound.
A 16 year old male teenager was arrested the following day and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
He was subsequently charged with robbery and is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court this morning (Tues 25 June)