Three men armed with knives rob teenager in Ipswich

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An 18-year-old man was robbed by three men at knifepoint in Ipswich on Sunday.

The victim was walking along Kestrel Road, near the Junction of Whinchat Close, at around 1am when he was approached by three men who pulled out two knives and demanded him to hand over any valuables.

They stole his wallet and mobile phone before making off towards Hawthorn Drive.

The first suspect is described As white, around 18-20 years old, around 6ft in height and of skinny build.

He was wearing dark clothing, including a hoody which partially covered his face.

The second is also described as white, around 19–20 years old and of skinny build.

He is described as slightly shorter than the first suspect and was wearing dark jeans and a hoody.

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The third suspect is described as being of bigger build to the others.

He was wearing dark jeans and hoody.

Witnesses or anybody who has any information related to the incident are asked to call Ipswich CID on 101 reference 22392/17. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at