Three men possibly armed with crowbar attempt to rob Ipswich betting shop

Foxhall Road.

Foxhall Road. - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery at a betting shop in Ipswich.

It happened yesterday, November 29, around 6.40pm in Foxhall Road.

Three men entered the shop and one man demanded money from the staff.

They raised the alarm and all of the men fled the shop empty handed.

They ran along Foxhall Road and then into Derby Road in the direction of Felixstowe Road.

One of the men was carrying what is thought to be a crowbar. No-one was injured during the incident.

All of the men had their faces covered and one of the men is described as wearing a bright blue jacket and carrying a mauve coloured carrier bag.

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Witnesses or anybody with any information are asked to call Ipswich police on 101, quoting reference 18060/15 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.