Teenager assaulted during robbery of phone and cash in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 21:22 02 November 2015 | UPDATED: 21:29 02 November 2015

A mobile phone and cash was stolen from an 18-year-old who was assaulted by a group of teenagers in Ipswich on Saturday night.

The incident happened at the junction of Downham Boulevard and Ravenswood Avenue around 8.45pm.

The 18-year-old man was approached by a group of five male teenagers aged between 15 to 16 years old who threatened him, assaulted him and stole his mobile phone and an amount of cash. All the men then ran off.

The first offender is described as between 5’11” and 6 foot tall, possibly of mixed race, of a muscular build and was wearing a tight Adidas hooded jumper, tracksuit bottoms and black Nike Airmax trainers.

The second offender is described as between 5’11” and 6 foot tall, possibly of mixed race, of a slim build, wearing black baggy trousers, white trainers and a hooded top.

The third offender is described as possibly of mixed race, with afro-style hair and was wearing a light grey coloured hooded Adidas jacket, darker grey Adidas tracksuit bottoms with blue stripes and black trainers. He had a silver mountain bike with him.

The fourth offender is described as white and was wearing a black coloured hooded top, a white cap with a star on the front, black trousers and black trainers.

The fifth offender is described as black and approximately 5’11” tall. He was wearing black coloured clothing, had a line shaved into his hair and had a nose piercing with a diamond stud.

All of the offenders were wearing masks, covering the lower part of their faces.

Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact Ipswich CID quoting 37/12213/15 on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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