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Police have charged a man in connection with a robbery in Ipswich following an incident on Monday 29 June at about 5.35pm at the skate park on Bridge Street.
 
The victim, an 18 year old male, was walking his bike towards the tow-path when two males approached him from behind and demanded his bike. They punched him to the head in order to remove his bag from his shoulder. They removed the bag and taken a gold chain which was inside. The victim wasn’t seriously hurt.
 
Two people were both arrested on suspicion of robbery, and they were taken to Martlesham Police investigation Centre. 
 
A 17 year old has been charged with robbery and was due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court this morning (1 July). The 21 year old was released under investigation pending further enquiries.
 
 

Previous release I 30 June 2020

wo people have been arrested after a robbery in Ipswich.

 It follows an incident last night (Monday 29 June) at about 5.35pm at the skate park on Bridge Street.

The victim, an 18 year old male, was walking his bike towards the tow-path when two males approached him from behind and demanded his bike. They punched him to the head in order to remove his bag from his shoulder. They  removed the bag and taken a gold chain which was inside. The victim wasn’t seriously hurt.

About 40 minutes later police arrested two males in connection with the incident, a 21 year old and a 17 year old, both on suspicion of robbery, and they were taken to Martlesham Police investigation Centre, where they remain for questioning.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Ipswich police, quoting crime number 37/36314/20.
 
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