Suspicious incident in Ipswich

POLICE are appealing for witnesses today after a suspicious incident in Ipswich.The incident occurred at just before 4.15pm today in the Buttermarket close to Pals nightclub.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses today after a suspicious incident in Ipswich.

The incident occurred at just before 4.15pm today in the Buttermarket close to Pals nightclub.

A 16-year-old boy was walking with his father in the area when he was approached by a man claiming to be a police officer.

The offender then took the boy by the arm, told him he was under arrest for swearing and attempted to walk the boy away.


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He then put the victim in a headlock and took him in the direction of Dogs Head Street.

The boy managed to escape and the man fled the scene.

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The offender is described as about 40-years-old and of fat build with grey hair. He was wearing a grey suit and a white shirt.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should call Suffolk police on 01473 613500.

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