Attempted robbery in Bury St Edmunds

Men sought after attempted robbery
Men sought after attempted robbery
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Police are investigating an attempted robbery in Bury St Edmunds yesterday afternoon.

A 23-year-old man was attacked after he visited a property in Gibraltar Close at around 2.35pm.

Police say he had arranged to meet a man at the address to buy a watch advertised online.

There was no reply at the property and as he was walking back to his car he was accosted by two men who asked him for money. He was punched in the face and they ran off.

One man is described as white, aged around 24 years, 5ft 10ins tall of slim build, with short shaved hair. He wore a grey coloured jumper and grey jogging bottoms.

The second man is described as white, around 26 years, 6ft 2ins tall of slim build with deeply tanned skin and stubble on his face. He wore a grey and red zip through hooded top with the hood up and jogging bottoms.

Anyone who saw the incident or recognises the men should contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555111.