Egg-shaped balding man wanted by police

POLICE are hunting an “egg-shaped” man in connection with a distraction burglary.

POLICE are hunting an “egg-shaped” man in connection with a distraction burglary.

The man, described as being of fat build and balding, stole cash from the home of an 87-year-old man after claiming he needed to test the electrics because someone near-by had been electrocuted.

He asked the victim to remain in the kitchen of his home in Stradbroke Road, Lowestoft, while he conducted some tests. He then left the house with a quantity of money.

The man is described as white, in his late 40s to early 60s, with a shaven or bald head, of large build and around 5ft 8in tall. He was wearing a light blue shirt and dark trousers.


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The incident happened on Monday and the man walked off towards Lansdowne Road.

Anyone with information about the incident or the offender is asked to call Lowestoft CID on 01986 835300 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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