Man mugged in Ipswich town centre

Police in Ipswich are searching for a mugger after a man was attacked in St Matthew's Street shortly before 7pm on Monday.The male victim was waiting outside the Iceland store when his attacker approached and asked him for money.

Police in Ipswich are searching for a mugger after a man was attacked in St Matthew's Street shortly before 7pm on Monday.

The male victim was waiting outside the Iceland store when his attacker approached and asked him for money.

When he refused to hand any over he was punched to the ground at which point his pockets were searched and a small amount of cash was taken.

The attacker is described as white, six feet two inches tall, stocky, and wearing glasses.

Anyone with information on this attack should contact DC Lloyd Stewart at Ipswich Police station on 01473-613500.