Teenage boy punched in face during assault in Carlton Colville near Lowestoft

The assault happened in Matlock Dale in Carlton Colville on evening of Monday, February 19. Picture:

The assault happened in Matlock Dale in Carlton Colville on evening of Monday, February 19. Picture: GOOGLEMAPS - Credit: Archant

A 14-year-old boy was punched in the face during an assault in Carlton Colville near Lowestoft.

According to a spokesman for Suffolk police, two male youths approached the teenage victim between 6.30pm and 7pm on Matlock Dale.

They struck up a conversation with him before taking his black and white bandanna scarf without force.

They then kicked the victim’s BMX bike, causing him to fall off.

The victim was then punched in the face, causing an injury to his face.


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He left the scene, leaving his BMX bike behind, however the bike was not stolen and has since been recovered.

Anyone who saw the incident or who has any information that could assist officers in their investigation should call Lowestoft police on 101 quoting crime reference 37/9735/18.

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Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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