Postman robbed

A POSTMAN was taken to hospital today after being attacked early this morning in Ipswich.The 52-year-old man was walking along Princes Street when a gang of men are alleged to have attacked him and stolen his mail bag.

A POSTMAN was taken to hospital today after being attacked early this morning in Ipswich.

The 52-year-old man was walking along Princes Street when a gang of men are alleged to have attacked him and stolen his mail bag.

He was struck on the head with a blunt object but managed to return to the sorting office in Commerical Road where a colleague called an ambulance and police.

The incident happened about 5.25am today as the postman began his morning round.

The postman suffered a cut to the head in the attack and his mail bag was stolen.

A member of the public later found the bag and a fluorescent jacket outside the Willis building and called police.

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A spokeswoman for the force said: “We have had quite a good response from the public and have managed to recover items from outside the Willis building.

“Officers from CID will be interviewing the victim and we would ask anyone with information to get in touch.”

The victim of the robbery was taken to Ipswich Hospital where he was a being treated for a head injury.

His injuries are not believed to be serious.

A 17-year-old man, 20-year-old man and 19-year-old man, all from Ipswich, were arrested and taken to Stowmarket police station this morning.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Weblink: www.suffolk.police.uk

Were you the victim of the robbery? Call The Evening Star newsdesk on 01473 324788 or e-mail starletters@eveningstar.co.uk.

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