Armed robbery in Ipswich

A KNIFE-wielding robber has stolen cash from an Ipswich hostel today.

A KNIFE-wielding robber has stolen cash from an Ipswich hostel today.

The robbery happened in Wilbury House in Norwich Road just before 11.30am.

A member of staff was threatened with a knife by a man in his twenties who made off with a quantity of money. No one was hurt during the incident.

A police helicopter was then dispatched to hunt for the robber who is described as white, wearing a white top and dark bottoms, 5ft 8in tall, and of slim build.

Anyone with information should call Ipswich CID on 01473 613500.

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