Man arrested after Co-op robbery in Ipswich

The East of England Co-op on Woodbridge Road, Ipswich Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The East of England Co-op on Woodbridge Road, Ipswich Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested following a robbery at a convenience store in Ipswich.

The incident happened around 10.50pm on Thursday at the East of England Co-op in Woodbridge Road when a man threatened staff with a knife and told them to open the till.

He then left the shop on foot, taking a quantity of cash with him.

Members of staff were not injured during the incident.

Officers arrested a 23-year-old man from Ipswich on suspicion of robbery, and he has been taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.


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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact South CID at Landmark House at Suffolk Police on 101, quoting reference 23353/19.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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Information can also be reported online via an online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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