Man, 80, ‘badly shaken’ by assault at bus stop in Lowestoft

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Lowestoft. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Lowestoft. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

An 80-year-old was assaulted by a man and woman as he waited for a bus in Lowestoft.

The incident happened in Somerleyton Road last Friday, March 16.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened at about 1.30pm.

The 80-year-old male victim was waiting for the number 102 bus in Somerleyton Road when he was approached by a man and woman.

The pair shouted and swore at the victim, before pushing him.


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A police spokesman said: “The victim wasn’t hurt but was left badly shaken by the incident.

“The male suspect is described as aged in his 50s, with grey hair and of medium build.

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“The female is described as aged in her 50s, with dark hair and about 5ft 4in tall.

Anyone with information should contact Lowestoft police on 101, quoting crime reference number 37/14459/18.

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