Men robbed in Ipswich street attack

TWO men have been robbed in an Ipswich street and one threatened at knife point.A 16-year-old man was attacked in Birkfield Drive, between 11.10 and 11.

TWO men have been robbed in an Ipswich street and one threatened at knife point.

A 16-year-old man was attacked in Birkfield Drive, between 11.10 and 11.50pm on Sunday, by a gang of three men – two white and one black.

They assaulted him before taking cash from his wallet and threatening him with a flick knife.

The second incident, at around 1.40am today, a 37-year-old man was robbed by a man and a woman.


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The man was seen kicking the victim on the ground while the woman stopped a witness from helping the victim.

Detective Constable John Grant said: "While there is no reason to link these crimes, it is important that I hear from anyone who was in the Birkfield Drive area last night who saw anything suspicious."

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Anyone who has any information about either incident should contact Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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