Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 6°C

Search

Lowestoft: Victim is struck several times during attempted robbery in St Peters Street

10:52 13 April 2014

Police appeal after attempted robbery.

Police appeal after attempted robbery.

Archant

A man has been attacked in Lowestoft during an attempted robbery.

The victim was in St Peters Street at about 8.20pm when he was approached by two men.

One of the men began a verbal altercation with him before punching him in the face and throwing his phone to the ground.

The victim was struck by the man several times who also demanded he hand over his silver ring, which he refused.

The man who hit the victim is described as white, aged 20 to 25, between 5ft 3ins and 5ft 5ins tall, with short blonde hair and wearing a black hoody and black trousers.

The second man is described as white, also aged 20 to 25, between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 7ins tall, of stocky build, with blonde hair and wearing a cream coloured T-shirt and carrying a plastic bag.

During the incident the victim tried to get assistance from cars as they drove past and police are keen to speak to these witnesses.

Anyone with information should call Ds Matthew Adams at Lowestoft CID on 101 quoting reference LO/14/1785 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

1 comment

  • I was under the impression this was the "Ipswich Star" Obviously not.

    Report this comment

    Rory Breaker

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Headteachers in Essex are warning government under-funding is putting teachers’ jobs at risk and could lead to bigger class sizes.

A blaze in the early hours in Claydon has damaged a children’s activity resource centre.

Youngsters from Ormiston Endeavour Academy in Ipswich joined up with their peers from Ormiston Victory Academy in Norwich last week for a combined skiing trip to Tonale, Italy – marking the start of what could be a more common tie-up between the two.

More than 60 people who previously never took part in any physical activity gathered at Gainsborough Sports Centre in Ipswich on Friday for the ActivIpswich new age kurling competition.

Police are searching for a man in a car who approached a nine-year-old girl in Stowmarket.

The Buttermarket Shopping Centre first opened on October 1, 1992 - a modern, glass fronted shopping centre with a green-theme.

More details have been unveiled for this year’s Raising the Bar Awards – with people across Suffolk being urged to get involved to celebrate those striving for excellence in education.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24