Staff member hurt in attempted robbery

POLICE are today investigating an attempted robbery at an Ipswich store which left a member of staff needing hospital treatment.

POLICE are today investigating an attempted robbery at an Ipswich store which left a member of staff needing hospital treatment for a facial injury.

Two people are believed to have entered the Argos store on the Suffolk retail park in London Road as staff opened the store at about 6.30am.

The pair demanded cash but left with nothing.

The member of staff suffered what police described as a minor facial injury during the incident.

Ambulance officers were called and the staff member was taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.

Suffolk Police were urging anyone who saw anything unusual in the area to contact them immediately dialling 999.