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Kesgrave - woman charged following incident

A woman has been charged following an incident in Kesgrave on Saturday (24 October).

38-year-old Natasha Hammond of Stoke Park Drive in Ipswich has been charged with threatening a person with a blade in a public place.

This is in relation to an incident where police were called to Pilsboroughs Walk cycle track in Kesgrave on Saturday 24 October at 8.35am, after a man reported being threatened by a suspect with a knife.

Hammond appeared in Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today (Monday 26 October) and was remanded into custody.




Previous release | 24 October 2020

Police have arrested a woman following a robbery in Kesgrave.

The incident took place this morning, Saturday 24 October, at about 8.35am in Pilboroughs Walk cycle track, running alongside Ropes Drive.

The offender is reported to have approached the victim, a 46-year-old man, and produced a knife before demanding items of personal property. The victim placed items on the floor before running away. He was unhurt in the incident.

At around 8.37am, shortly after the time of the reported incident, police were called to reports of a woman in the vicinity of the Tesco Metro convenience store in Ropes Drive, Kesgrave in possession of a knife. The woman then made off towards the nearby Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre in Twelve Acre Approach.

Officers attended and at around 8.42am arrested a 38-year-old woman from Ipswich on suspicion of robbery. She was subsequently taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Anyone who witnessed or has knowledge of the robbery, was in the area of Tesco or the community centre, or saw any suspicious activity should contact Ipswich CID, quoting crime reference 37/61849/20.

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