Lowestoft: Police make arrest in connection with robbery of an 88-year-old in churchyard

Police carried out a "day of action" in east Suffolk

Police carried out a "day of action" in east Suffolk - Credit: citizenside.com

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery in Lowestoft yesterday.

An 88-year-old man had been hit across the back of his head with a glass bottle whilst in St Margaret’s Churchyard.

He also had his wallet stolen during the attack.

This morning officers arrested a 44-year-old man from the town on suspicion of robbery and theft from a shop.

He is being held for questioning at the Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre.