Fresh appeal over Ipswich robberies
DETECTIVES have today launched a fresh appeal for information surrounding three robberies in Ipswich.Investigations are continuing surrounding the robberies at the Belstead Arms pub in Radcliffe Drive, St John's Road post office in Spring Road and the Victoria Wine store in Bramford Road, which were carried out during May and June within the space of 26 days.
DETECTIVES have today launched a fresh appeal for information surrounding three robberies in Ipswich.
Investigations are continuing surrounding the robberies at the Belstead Arms pub in Radcliffe Drive, St John's Road post office in Spring Road and the Victoria Wine store in Bramford Road, which were carried out during May and June within the space of 26 days.
To date police have not arrested anyone in connection with any of the incidents.
The first robbery took place at St John's post office on May 17 when three armed robbers wearing balaclavas tried to hold up the store.
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The second armed robbery happened at the Belstead Arms pub on June 4 when armed raiders made off with £17,000 of cash.
Less than a week later masked raiders armed with a crowbar leapt over the counter of the Victoria Wine Store in Bramford Road and threatened two women assistants. The two men made off with cash and goods worth hundreds of pounds leaving a trail of cigarettes in their wake.
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Officers did liaise with Essex police in connection with the robbery at the Belstead Arms as there was a similar robbery in Clacton on the same day. However, police were satisfied that the incidents were not connected.
A police spokeswoman said: "Investigations into all three robberies are continuing and we are following up information we received from members of the public.
"However, we are still appealing for information and would ask anybody who knows anything or was in the area at the time of the robberies to contact Ipswich CID on 01473 383133.