Teenager attacked

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was forced to the ground and kicked in the head in Bridge Street last night.The 16-year-old walked from Uncle Toms Cabin towards the Post Office in the same street before a black male, around the same age, approached him for a cigarette.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was forced to the ground and kicked in the head in Bridge Street last night.

The 16-year-old walked from Uncle Toms Cabin towards the Post Office in the same street before a black male, around the same age, approached him for a cigarette.

The victim handed over a cigarette and carried on walking but was jumped upon from behind and forced to the ground.

He was kicked in the head and could feel someone going through his pockets.


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The offenders made their escape in the direction of Vernon Street and a group of 10-15 males were seen running away from the area when the robbery took place.

The attacker was described as of slim build and wearing a hooded top.

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Anyone who has any information, especially the black male who first approached the victim, are asked to contact Ipswich CID on 01473 613500.

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