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.