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Armed robbery at community centre

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a robbery in Suffolk. Credit: Suffolk Police.

Police in Suffolk have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an armed robbery in Ipswich.

A man, thought to be in his mid-30s, demanded cash while holding a knife at a community centre on Highfield Road on Thursday April 16.

The offender is described as white, about 5’7” tall, and was wearing a hooded top and dark coloured trousers.

Hunt for armed community centre robber

Suffolk Police e-fit Credit: Suffolk Police

Police have issued an efit of a man they would like to trace in connection with a robbery in Ipswich.

The incident happened in Highfield Road between 4pm and 4.30pm on Thursday 16 April.

A man entered a community centre and confronted a man inside. He demanded money and produced a knife. The victim has then handed over an amount of cash.

The offender is described as a white man, aged in his early to mid-thirties, approximately 5’7” tall, and was wearing a hooded top and dark coloured trousers.

If you recognise the man in the efit, or have any information about this incident, please call Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 quoting IW/15/1386 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


Police search for two men after armed robbery

Police are searching for two men following an armed robbery in Ipswich.

The men armed with a knife, walked into the business premises in Stoke Drive around 9pm on Friday 10th April, jumped over the counter and threatened staff before demanding money. No one was hurt but a quantity of cash was stolen.

The first man is described around 6ft 4in tall, lean build and having a local accent. He was wearing a red motocross helmet with white marks on the top and sides, a black Nike tracksuit top with white stripes down the arms, blue jeans and he had a black Nike backpack.

The second man is described as around 5ft 6in tall, of stocky build, and wearing a black jacket and motorcycle helmet.

Police appeal after post office robbery

Suffolk police are appealing for information after a robbery at the Dales Road Post Office in Ipswich at 9.10am this morning.

A man approached the counter and demanded cash, witnesses say that no weapons were seen, but the man may have had something under his jacket.

No one was hurt but a quantity of money was stolen.

Anyone with information should call Suffolk police on 101.


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