Teenage boy punched in the head during robbery in Bramford Road in Ipswich

Suffolk Police are investigating a robbery in Bramford Road in Ipswich on Friday, October 20 (stock

Suffolk Police are investigating a robbery in Bramford Road in Ipswich on Friday, October 20 (stock image) Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A 16-year-old boy was punched in the head after a group of older teenagers approached him and demanded he hand over his bag in Ipswich.

The robbery took place on Friday, October 20, at around 10.40pm in Bramford Road.

According to a police spokesman, the 16-year-old boy was approached by a group of around five men aged in their late teens who threatened him to hand over his belongings.

When he refused he was punched in the head and had his Adidas bag, which is believed to have been empty at the time, stolen.

Police are appealing to the public for information to help track down the perpetrators.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist officers in their investigation should contact DC Donna Whelan-Smith at Ipswich CID on 101 quoting crime reference 37/68570/17.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.