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Police appeal after teenager robbed by boys

PUBLISHED: 11:36 10 October 2019 | UPDATED: 15:31 10 October 2019

Portman Road, Ipswich, where a teenaged boy was robbed by three other boys - one as young as 12 years old Picture: ARCHANT

Portman Road, Ipswich, where a teenaged boy was robbed by three other boys - one as young as 12 years old Picture: ARCHANT

A teenage boy was robbed in Ipswich town centre by three boys - one thought to be aged just 12-years-old.

The alleged incident happened about 6.30pm on Sunday, October 6 in Portman Road.

The victim was walking with a friend close to Crescent Road when they were approached by three boys.

They grabbed him, stole his mobile telephone and threatened him before leaving the scene in the direction of Handford Road.

One was aged around 12, 4ft 7ins, with a tanned complexion, skinny, with black hair in a ponytail and wore grey and black jeans with a black jumper or coat.

The second was aged around 14, 5ft 5ins with a tanned complexion, also skinny, with black spiky hair and wearing a black bomber jacket and dark jeans.

The third was aged around 18, 5ft 10ins, tanned complexion, also skinny and wearing a dark and light hooded coloured jumper.

Police are asking witnesses or anybody with dashcam footage in the area of Portman Road and Handford Road between 6.20pm and 6.40pm on Sunday, October 6, to contact officers quoting reference 60728/19, by calling 101.


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