Man Threatened With Knife In Robbery

23 March 2011, 05:00

A man has been threatened with a knife during a robbery.

It happened on Station Hill in Bury St Edmunds on the afternoon of Sunday the 20th of February but it has only just been reported to police.

The 20-year-old had walked from the town centre when he was approached by four men. One of them threatened him with a knife, and he handed over cash. They ran off towards the town centre.

The first man is described as 6 foot tall, in his 20s, of slim build with a goatee beard and was wearing a dark coloured hooded top, dark tracksuit bottoms and multi-coloured trainers. He spoke with a local accent.

The second man is described as white, 6 foot tall, around 18 years old, of medium build and was wearing a dark hooded top and dark jeans.

The third man is described as 5 foot 8 inches tall and of larger build.

The fourth man is described as white and 6 foot 2 inches tall.

Calls in relation to this incident should be made to DC Andy George at West Suffolk CID on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.