max temp: 12°C

min temp: 2°C


Ipswich: Man, 31, assaulted and robbed by three men in weekend attack

13:53 22 April 2013

Man, 31, was assaulted and robbed in Saturday morning attack in Ipswich.

Man, 31, was assaulted and robbed in Saturday morning attack in Ipswich.


A GANG of three men assaulted and robbed a man in Ipswich at the weekend, prompting a police investigation.


The incident happened in Gaye Street on Saturday between 1am and 1.30am.

A 31-year-old man was struck to the back of the head by an unknown object, causing him to fall to the floor.

The victim was then assaulted by three men, who stole his mobile phone from his pocket.

The victim sustained reddening to his eye socket and a small cut to the back of his head.

The first offender is described as a white man, approximately 20 to 22-years-old, had a tattoo on his neck and was wearing a black winter hat, jeans and a body warmer jacket.

The second offender is described as a man, of a ‘skinny’ build, approximately 20 to 22-years-old and was wearing black tracksuit bottoms and a black jumper.

There is no description of the third offender.

Anyone who information are urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



  • Eastern Europeans are classed as white so lets not confuse the situation...... !!!! Ipswich is a cesspit !!!!

    Report this comment

    the opinion man

    Monday, April 22, 2013

  • Immigrant Central.

    Report this comment


    Monday, April 22, 2013

  • White ones in this case.... a surprise for Ipswich mugging totals.

    Report this comment

    Sarky Sage

    Monday, April 22, 2013

  • "Ipswich is a cesspit !!!! " Well that part of the town has gone downhill in the past few decades and we all know why, even if the media wont allow us to state the blinking obvious, but to write off the entire town is just not necessary or correct.

    Report this comment

    Steve Blake

    Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Bogus caller victim. Library image.

A Hadleigh resident has fallen prey to a phone scam run by crooks posing as bogus police officers.

Museum bosses have gone back to the drawing board following their lottery bid rejection.

Hopes of a multi-million-pound lottery windfall for Ipswich Museum have been dashed – forcing borough chiefs to reconsider the ambitious £23m project to transform the High Street campus.

High winds are set to hit Suffolk and Essex. PA Photo: Chris Ison.

A yellow weather warning for high winds has been issued by the Met Office for Essex and Suffolk across the weekend.

Cannabis was found at Ipswich house

An illegal immigrant is facing a jail term after police found nearly 400 plants and seedlings at a cannabis factory set up in an east Ipswich house.

Orwell Bridge

A man from the Ipswich area has died after falling from the Orwell Bridge, police said today.

Sergeant Ash Jackobs (31) from Felixstowe during 

Chefs from Colchester-based 16 Air Assault Brigade have been wild cooking to prepare for operations in tough environments.

Suffolk County Council's cabinet arrived at Elstree today - the home of the Star Wars franchise.

The day after county councillors discussed cutting millions from the authority’s budget over the next two years, its cabinet members are on a £4,000 training course at the world famous Elstree studios.

The release of the John Lewis advert has become an much-anticipated event in recent years. Picture: John Lewis/PA

Christmas adverts have boomed in recent years with the likes of John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and Tesco leading the way.

Abellio Greater Anglia

Rail services running through Bury St Edmunds face delays of up to 25 minutes or cancellation due to a train fault.

Ben Gummer and Mark Pendlington at Ipswich rail station.

Campaigners seeking to improve rail services between East Anglia and London have insisted that the new report into infrastructure is good for the region – because it makes little reference to the route.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Local business directory

Suffolk's trusted business finder

Property search

e.g. Oxford or NW3
Powered by Zoopla

Digital Edition

Read the Ipswich Star e-edition today E-edition

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24