Man mugged in Ipswich

DETECTIVES are today looking for three men who carried out a mugging in Ipswich.The attack happened outside Halifax, in the Buttermarket, at approximately 10.

DETECTIVES are today looking for three men who carried out a mugging in Ipswich.

The attack happened outside Halifax, in the Buttermarket, at approximately 10.55pm yesterday.

A 20-year-old man was at the bank's cash point when he was approached from behind the trio who began a conversation with him.

One of the men then punched the victim in the face and stole his mobile phone.

Police today described the main offender is described as a white male, 5'ft 10''in tall, of slim build, and aged 18-22 years-old. He had fair hair and wore a white shirt over black trousers. No descriptions have been issued of the two other men involved.

Anyone with information about the attack should telephone John Grant at Ipswich police station on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111