‘Inquiries ongoing’ in hunt to trace knife-wielding robbers who raided family home

An investigation is ongoing after two men armed with a knife entered a house in Lansbury Road in Hal

An investigation is ongoing after two men armed with a knife entered a house in Lansbury Road in Halesworth, assaulting a man and stealing a mobile phone. Picture: Google Maps - Credit: Archant

Police are continuing to hunt two armed robbers who punched a man and held him at knifepoint after raiding his home.

Inquiries are continuing in connection with the robbery, which happened in Halesworth.

The knife-wielding robbers entered the house on Lansbury Road just before 1.30pm on Thursday, April 18 while a man and woman in their 20s were sat in their living room with a child.

The robbers - both men, who were wearing hoodies - made demands from the family before they held the man against the wall and threatened him with a knife.

The householder was then punched in the face before the robbers fled with a mobile phone.


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The man suffered an injury to his mouth during the robbery, although the woman and child were unharmed.

One of the robbers is 6ft and of slim build, He wore a grey hoodie with dark jogging bottoms and trainers.

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The other is about 5ft 9ins tall and also of slim build, wearing a black hoodie, black jogging bottoms and black trainers.

A police spokesman said: "Inquiries are still ongoing."

Anyone with information should contact East CID on 101, quoting CAD 197 of April 18.

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