Hunt launched for thug

POLICE today appealed for help in catching a thug who pushed a teenage girl into an Ipswich road when she refused to hand over money.

POLICE today appealed for help in catching a thug who pushed a teenage girl into an Ipswich road when she refused to hand over money.

The 18-year-old was walking along Russell Road listening to her iPod and texting on her mobile phone when five men approached her and one pushed her over after asking for money but she said she didn't have any.

Anyone with information should call Pc Tracey Taylor at Ipswich police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.