Ipswich: Man Stabbed During Attempted Robbery

22 March 2013, 11:22 | Updated: 22 March 2013, 11:27

A man's been stabbed during an attempted robbery in Ipswich.

It happened at around 7:10pm on Thursday, 21st March.

Police received a report that a man had received stab wounds to his legs and one to his back during an incident in Anglesea Road. The man, who is in his thirties, had been approached by two men who then attacked him and demanded money. 

After it happened, the two men were seen to get into a white van and drive off in the direction of Waterloo Road.

The victim was taken to Ipswich Hospital but has since returned home. 

The first man is described as black, approximately 6ft tall, no older than 25-years-old, of slight to medium build and with a slight moustache. He was wearing dark clothing. 

The second man is described as white, around 5ft 8ins – 5ft 9ins, with short brown spiky hair and wearing black clothes with a light coloured shirt under his jacket.

Following initial enquiries police believe that this was a targeted attack. 

Police would like anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that may help the investigation to contact Ipswich CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.