Police hunt Post Office raider

Suffolk police are hunting a man who attempted to rob a woman outside the Post Office in Kesgrave near Ipswich.

The incident happened at 9.50am on Tuesday 2 April as a member of staff from the nearby convenience store on Penzance Road was taking money to the Post Office.

The would-be raider blocked the woman's path and grabbed her arm before demanding the money. After a short struggle he fled the scene empty-handed.

The woman was shaken but not hurt.

Police have issued a description of the man they want to trace:

  • White
  • 5ft 4ins to 5ft 6ins tall
  • Wearing dark clothes and a hat
  • Had a dark-coloured scarf pulled up to his eyes