Victim was held around the neck during robbery in Stoke Street, Ipswich

Officers from Suffolk police have found John Went who was reported missing this morning.

Officers from Suffolk police have found John Went who was reported missing this morning.

Four men robbed a man as he was walking home in Ipswich last weekend.

The incident took place in Stoke Street, near to the junction with Austin Street, at around 2am on Saturday, March 4.

The man was approached by a group of four men who grabbed him from behind and held him around the neck before pulling him to the ground.

The gang stole the man’s mobile phone and keys before letting him go. The victim was left badly shaken but unharmed.

It is thought the offenders ran off down Austin Street.


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The suspects are all described as being aged 18-20 and of slim build. It is understood they all spoke a foreign language.

One is thought to have been wearing a short-sleeved red top and two men wore dark hooded tops.

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Witnesses or anybody with any information should call Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 quoting 20927/17.

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