Two men wearing balaclavas steal antiques during violent robbery in Ipswich

Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich.

Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich.

A couple aged in their 70s were injured during a robbery at an Ipswich home.

It happened in Humber Doucy Lane between 12.30am and 12.50am when two men wearing balaclavas forced entry into a property.

The male resident was pushed onto a bed and covered with a duvet and suffered minor injuries and a female resident also sustained a small cut to the head.

The offenders carried out a search and stole a number of watches and antiques.

One of the culprits is described as a white man, aged in his early 20s, of an average build, nearly 6ft tall and was wearing dark coloured clothing and a full face balaclava.

The other is described as a man wearing a black balaclava and lighter coloured clothing.

Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact Ipswich CID quoting 37/16672/15 on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.