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Police probe attempted robbery of 11-year-old boy

PUBLISHED: 07:51 10 July 2019 | UPDATED: 07:51 10 July 2019

Police are investigating the attempted robbery of an 11-year-old boy in Castle Hill Recreation Ground, near Congreve Road Picture: GOOGLEMAPS

Police are investigating the attempted robbery of an 11-year-old boy in Castle Hill Recreation Ground, near Congreve Road Picture: GOOGLEMAPS

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Police are investigating the attempted robbery of an 11-year-old boy at a park in Ipswich.

According to a spokesman from Suffolk police, it happened at the Castle Hill Recreation Ground, near Congreve Road, at around 12.15pm on Saturday, July 6.

An 11-year-old boy was approached by two unknown men in the park who asked him if they could ride on his scooter.

The boy declined.

The two men then became aggressive and verbally threatened him.

The boy then ran away from the two men.

Anyone who witnessed the attempted robbery or has any information could assist officers in their investigation is urged to contact Ipswich West Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101 quoting crime reference number 37/39785/19.

You can also report information by emailing james.cornforth@suffolk.pnn.police.uk

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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