15-year-old boy is robbed on his way to school in Bury St Edmunds

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery that took place in Bury St Edmunds. 

It happened on Thursday, November 23, at about 8.05am when a 15-year-old boy was walking to school on Northgate Avenue close to Blue Bridge.

The victim was approached from behind by an unknown person who pressed something into his back. The attacker told the victim to get his money out and to drop it on the floor without turning around. He placed £10 on the floor and was told to keep walking and not turn around.

The attacker is described as male, wearing a black fabric coat.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw any suspicious activity in the area or has knowledge of the incident, should contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 quoting crime reference 37/75381/17 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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