CRIES for help went unnoticed when a man was mugged as he walked through Ipswich early today.The 18-year-old was head butted for his mobile phone as he walked under the railway bridge in Ancaster Road at around 1.
CRIES for help went unnoticed when a man was mugged as he walked through Ipswich early today.
The 18-year-old was head butted for his mobile phone as he walked under the railway bridge in Ancaster Road at around 1.45am.
Police are now calling for a man who walked past at the time of the attack, and who the victim cried out to, to come forward.
The teenager was walking along the road when he became aware of someone running towards him and immediately put his mobile phone in his pocket.
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His attacker then asked him about his phone and demanded to see it but the victim started to feel uncomfortable and offered the man some money.
But instead he was head butted and the phone was taken from him.
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The offender ran off and got into the passenger seat of a nearby car which then drove off towards Gippeswyk Avenue.
The man is described as black, 18-19 years old, 5ft 7in – 5ft 8in tall with short black hair.
He wore a hooded white top, dark trousers and light coloured trainers and got into a white car, possible a Ford Mondeo.
Anyone with information should call Pc Cheryl Lloyd at Ipswich police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.