Lowestoft: 88-year-old man hit over head with glass bottle and robbed

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Witnesses are sought after an 88-year-old man was hit over the head with a glass bottle and robbed.

The incident happened at around 5.10pm in St Margaret’s Churchyard in Lowestoft.

The man was hit across the back of the head with a bottle and had his wallet stolen.

The offender is described as a white man, in his early 20s, with longish dark hair. He was wearing a blue jacket with red flashed over the pocket.

He is reported to have run off down St Margaret’s Road in the direction of the town centre.

The victim suffered a small amount of bleeding as a result of the attack and was left shaken.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Lowestoft CID on 101, quoting CAD 377 of 31 July, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.