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Gang rob teenager during park attack in Ipswich

A sixteen-year-old was violently robbed during the lunchtime attack. Credit: Google Maps

A teenager has been attacked and dragged to the ground by his neck during a mugging in Alexandra Park in Ipswich.

A group of three men kicked the sixteen-year-old in the head and body and demanded he handed over his belongings.

The thieves got away with £5 and a phone charger during the lunchtime attack. It took place on Wednesday 11 October when the victim year old was walking through the park.

The victim sustained minor injuries and the police are now appealing for witnesses or information. They describe the attackers as:

  • A white teenage boy, 5 feet 11 inches tall, small build with blond hair who was wearing a grey coat and spoke with a foreign accent.
  • A black teenager, 5 feet 9 inches tall, medium build who was wearing a black coat and had his face covered.
  • A black man, aged between 18-20 years, around 6 feet 2 inches tall, wearing all black clothing and a black balaclava.

Woman threatened with scissors in Cambridge

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Cambridge.

The incident happened early on June 6th in Stanesfield Road.

The offender got out of a car and approached the victim, threatening her with scissors.

The victim handed over her handbag and the robber escaped in a dark coloured Renault Megane.

Shortly after the incident, a bank card that was stolen along with the bag was used at a local petrol station to buy scratch cards.

Officers are keen to speak to the woman pictured in the CCTV images in connection with the incident.

A woman police want to speak to after a robbery in Cambridge
A woman police want to speak to after a robbery in Cambridge

DC Tom Taylor said

This was a particularly distressing event for the victim and has left them very shaken.

We appeal to anybody who was in the area at the time or who may have seen anything suspicious to contact us.

– DC Tom Taylor, Cambs Police

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Two men in court after robbery at Cambridge bookmakers

Two men are appearing in court after a robbery at a bookmakers in Cambridge

Two men will appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with robbery, assaulting police and threatening using a bladed article.

Nathan Healy, 19, of Glebe Road, Cambridge, and Joel Farrow-Brown, 18, of Bosworth Road, Cambridge, were charged in connection with a robbery at a bookmakers on the city's Newmarket Road, on Tuesday.

Building Society robbery

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information following a robbery at a building society at Bletchley in Buckinghamshire. It happened at the Nationwide Building Society at about 5.30pm on Tuesday. Three offenders tied up two members of staff with duct tape, before taking an amount of cash.

Essex armed robbery appeal

Efit image made of one of the suspects police are hoping to identify Credit: Essex Police

Police are appealing for help in identifying one of three men responsible for an armed robbery at a house in Orsett Village, Thurrock.

It happened between 7.30am and 7.50am on December 14, when two female occupants of the property were threatened by the men, who had knives, and demanded money.

They were left shaken but uninjured. They stole a silver ladies Rolex watch and a white Blackberry mobile phone. The men were wearing dark clothing and had their faces covered.

80-year-old woman robbed

An 80-year-old woman has been robbed as she walked her dog at Milton Malsor in Northamptonshire.

She was approached by a man in Collingtree Road who ripped a chain from around her neck and made off in an estate car parked nearby. It's thought there was a young boy in the back of the car.

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Appeal for witnesses to store robbery

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a shop assistant was assaulted durng a robbery.

The 32-year-old was attacked during a robbery at the Londis Store in Lyneham Road, Luton at around 8.50pm on August 11th.

A group of around six youths entered the store and took 15 bottles of alcohol.

While this was happening the offenders pushed the shop assistant into shelving and punched him in the back.

All the offenders, believed to have been white teenagers wearing hooded tops with the hoods pulled over their faces, fled the scene.

Anyone with information about this crime can contact PC McCaffrey, in confidence, on 01582 473347, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Men robbed by balaclava-clad gang

Two men have been robbed at knife-point by a balaclava-clad gang in Bury St Edmunds.

The victims were walking down Oakes Road at around 2.15am yesterday morning when they were attacked by four men. Two of the attackers were carrying knives.

A fight broke out and the victims received punches and kicks. Both men were seen to by an ambulance crew but sustained no serious injuries.

A rucksack containing cash, bankcard and clothes were stolen.

Anyone with information about this robbery should call PC Chanelle Halford, quoting crime number BU/12/2363 on 101.

Police appeal for witnesses to robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following a street robbery which took place in Luton.

The incident happened at around 1.30am on July 30th as a 29-year-old male victim was talking on his mobile phone while walking along Dumfries Street when he was attacked.

The victim punched in the back of the head.

As the victim turned around he was struck again in the face and he fell to the floor. The offender grabbed his mobile phone and took his wallet from his pocket before fleeing.

The victim suffered a broken tooth and a broken nose which needed surgery.

If you have information relating to this incident, contact DC Kitts, in confidence, on 01582 473054 or the non-emergency number 101.

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