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Police hunt man after teenager robbed at knifepoint in Ipswich

Suffolk Police have issued this E-fit of a man they're trying to trace. Credit: Suffolk Police.

Police are trying to trace a man after a teenage boy was robbed of his bike at knifepoint in Ipswich.

Officers have issued an 'E-fit' picture of a man they would like to speak to in connection with what happened on February 4th just before 8pm.

A 15-year-old boy was cycling in Princes Street, close to ZAK's car wash, when he was approached by a man, who pulled out a knife.

He threatened him before taking his orange Carrera mountain bike and cycling off in the direction of Ipswich Railway Station.

Anyone with information relating to this crime, who recognises the man from the description or the man from the e-fit likeness ahould contact Ipswich CID on 101 quoting crime reference 37/6815/18 or alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police speak to family of missing man after body is found in Suffolk

Paul Moore. Credit: Suffolk Police

Detectives who have been searching for a missing man from Suffolk have found a body.

Formal identification has not taken place - but officers have spoken to the family of 44-year-old Paul Moore from Kesgrave, who was last seen on February 6th.

Police were called by a member of the public at about 5.30pm after they found a man's body on the shoreline at Chelmondiston.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

"The family of missing 44 year old Paul Moore from Kesgrave who was last seen at around 4pm on Tuesday 6 February in the Nacton village area have been informed of this development."

– Suffolk Police


Woman with 'life-threatening' injuries after being hit by milk van

A 43-year-old woman has 'life-threatening' injuries after being hit by a milk delivery van in Henderson Close, Haverhill in Suffolk.

A woman has a "potentially life-threatening" head injury after being hit by a milk van in Haverhill, Suffolk.

Police were called to Henderson Close in the town at just before 3.30am on Saturday following reports of a pedestrian being struck by the Ford Transit.

Suffolk Police said the 43-year-old woman was been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. The driver of the milk van was uninjured.

The road has been closed while investigations are carried out and anyone with information is asked to call 101.

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.

Man found barely conscious in a field has died

A man found with a bleed on the brain in Bury St Edmunds has died.

A man with head injuries who found barely conscious in a field in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday has now died.

The Ambulance Service and Suffolk Police found the man, who was in his 20s, barely breathing in a field near to West Suffolk College in Out Risbygate on Tuesday 22 August.

The man was taken to West Suffolk Hospital where he was diagnosed with a bleed on the brain. Police say the cause of his injuries remains unexplained and there will be a post-mortem examination.

Detectives investigating his death have arrested two people from Bury St Edmunds. A 22-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were both arrested on suspicion of robbery. They have both been bailed in connection with this incident until Tuesday 19 September pending further enquires.

Initial witness reports described a man seen walking unsteadily and falling over and officers would like to hear from anyone else who was in the area between 6pm and 9pm on Tuesday evening.

Police release CCTV of lorry they want to trace after a fatal hit and run in Suffolk

The lorry police want to trace after a fatal hit and run in Suffolk Credit: Suffolk Police

Police in Suffolk have released CCTV images of a lorry they want to trace after a cyclist was killed in a hit and run incident.

It happened yesterday, (Tuesday 29 November,) just after one o'clock on Finborough Road, Hitcham.

The cyclist who died, a man in his seventies, appears to have been struck by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene.

Officers are urgently appealing for the driver or owner of the white DAF LF vehicle to come forward. "I’M HERE” can be seen written in dirt on the back of the lorry.

The lorry police want to trace after a fatal hit and run in Suffolk Credit: Suffolk Police

Anyone who saw the lorry in the area or captured pictures of the vehicle on a dashboard camera, or knows of such a lorry having sustained damage to the front passenger side is being asked to contact the police as soon as possible.

Click below to see a report by Tanya Mercer


Liquid thrown in woman’s face in Ipswich

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an unknown substance was thrown in the face of a woman in Ipswich.

The incident occurred at around 7.15pm on Tuesday 13 September at the junction of Melville Road and Wellesley Road.

The victim, a woman aged in her early thirties, was walking her dog when she encountered a man who was leaning against the sign for Melville Road.

As she passed the man he threw a clear liquid from a bottle in her face, which caused reddening to the skin and slight swelling.

Hospital tests did not find evidence of any corrosive material being evident in the liquid, but further forensic tests will take place to try and determine what was in the bottle.

The suspect is described as black, approximately 5ft 11in tall, of skinny build, wearing a black hooded jacket (with the hood up), yellow t-shirt, dark blue jeans and sunglasses

Shop re-opens after cash machine ramraid

The front of a supermarket in Clare in Suffolk has been wrecked after thieves used a digger to steal a cash machine. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A supermarket in Clare in Suffolk has re-opened after a weekend ramraid saw the shop front destroyed as thieves stole an ATM machine.

The area where the ATM was in the Co-op has been boarded up.

“I can confirm that the store was targeted by thieves in the early hours of Sunday morning.

CCTV has been passed to the police, who are investigating, and we would appeal for anyone with any information to come forward.

The store has now re-opened and operating as normal.”

– Co-op spokesperson

A JCB used for the raid had been stolen from a nearby farm and the suspects left the scene in a white pick up truck.

The cash machine was found open nearby.

A JCB used for the raid had been stolen from a nearby farm. Credit: Serena Sandhu

Pensioner killed in van collision named

The woman died despite attempts to resuscitate her. Credit: ITV Anglia.

A woman who died following a collision in Beccles has been named as 75-year-old Barbara Smith from the town.

Police were called to the Station Road junction at 1.25pm last Friday to reports of a collision between a Ford Transit van and a pedestrian.

A number of people tried to resuscitate her, but she was pronounced dead by emergency crews a short time later. The man driving the van was uninjured.

Suffolk police are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to call them on the 101 number.

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