Teenager threatened near town centre

A TEENAGER was threatened and robbed by a man in the early hours of the morning.The 19-year-old man was walking along Portman Road towards Handford Road.

A TEENAGER was threatened and robbed by a man in the early hours of the morning.

The 19-year-old man was walking along Portman Road towards Handford Road at about 3.20am on Thursday.

He was approached by a man who threatened him and demanded his belongings.

The victim placed a black JJB draw cord carrier bag which contained his Ben Sherman Union Jack style wallet, Samsung E250 mobile phone and a brown A5 notebook on the floor and ran away.

The offender is described as being white, about 5'10” tall, slim build and was wearing a dark-coloured hooded sweatshirt with the hood up covering his face, light blue jeans, white trainers and black woollen gloves. Anyone with information should call Dc Steve Clarke at Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.