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Police appeal after knifepoint robbery

PUBLISHED: 11:00 24 December 2001 | UPDATED: 11:04 03 March 2010

IPSWICH police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at knife point in the town centre.

Details have just been released about the incident which happened at around 9.

IPSWICH police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at knife point in the town centre.

Details have just been released about the incident which happened at around 9.30am in Silent Street on Wednesday.

A 37-year-old man was approached by two men, one of the men pushed the victim up against a wall and held him while the other man produced a knife and made stabbing motions with it towards the victim.

The men demanded money which was handed over. The offenders then left on a motorbike.

The offenders are described as being both black males, wearing dark coloured sports tops with hoods and blue jeans.

They left on a red motorbike.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time who may have witnessed the incident.

In particular they would like to speak to an older man and woman who passed the victim just before the robbery.

Calls should be made to Det. Constable Ewan MacGregor at Ipswich CID on Ipswich 01473 383133 or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555111.


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