Woman Robbed By Man With Knife

6 October 2011, 11:50 | Updated: 6 October 2011, 12:14

A woman has had her handbag stolen by a man with a knife.

Police were called this morning to an area of woodland on the outskirts of Bourne Park near to the Asda supermarket.

A man with a knife approached a woman out of some bushes and took her handbag. It happened at about 10am.

The offender then fled the scene into the bushes opposite the entrance to the park.

The suspect is described as wearing a dark scarf covering his face, dark clothing with a hooded top. He was six foot tall, of a large build and had a local accent.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery should contact Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 01473 613500 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.