Police investigating knife-point robbery at Palace Amusements in Upper Brook Street believe suspect got away on bicycle
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A balaclava-clad robber threatened staff at knife-point at an amusement arcade in Ipswich town centre in the early hours of this morning, police have said.
A balaclava-clad robber threatened staff at knife point at an amusement arcade in Ipswich town centre at the weekend.
A man entered Palace Amusements in Upper Brook Street at 1.50am on Sunday and threatened staff with a knife, demanding money.
A sum of cash was handed over.
The offender then threatened a customer and also stole cash from him, police said.
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Detectives investigating the incident now believe the suspect cycled through the town centre immediately after committing the offence.
The victims were very shaken but nobody was injured.
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The suspect is described as a tall and thin white man with a tanned complexion.
He was wearing a black jacket with the hood up, blue tracksuit bottoms with three white stripes down the side, black ankle high shoes with a white band around the sole, a green peaked cap and his face was partially hidden by a white face-covering.
To help police, call 101 quoting reference 64287/17.