Teen punched in face in failed robbery attempt

PUBLISHED: 16:23 16 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:23 16 July 2018

Park Road, Lowestoft Picture: GOOGLE

Park Road, Lowestoft Picture: GOOGLE


A teenager was punched in the face during a failed attempt by a man to take his scooter.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the attempted robbery which happened in Lowestoft at around 10pm on Satudady.

The victim, a 17 years old boy, was on his motor scooter – a black Kisbee 50cc bike – in Park Road, when a man approached him and punched him in the face and made a failed attempt to take his scooter.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw any suspicious activity or has knowledge of the incident should contact Lowestoft on 101 quoting crime reference37/39281/18.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at

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