Ipswich: Teenager charged with robbery and possession of offensive weapon

Police have charged a teenager with robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

Police have charged a teenager with robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

A teenage boy has been charged with robbery and possession of an offensive weapon following a robbery in Ipswich last year.

The 17-year-old from Ipswich was arrested in connection with an incident on November 15 when a 21-year-old man had a mobile phone, cigarettes and a lighter stolen from him in Gippeswyk Park.

He is due to appear before Ipswich Youth Court on Thursday, February 13.

A 16-year-old boy from Ipswich has previously been charged in connection with this robbery, three counts of attempted robbery and possession of cannabis.