A man suffered a broken arm after being attacked with a metal bar as he walked to the shops in Norwich.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault, with happened on Beverley Road between 4.30pm and 5pm on November 17.

The 29-year-old victim was stopped by a male who asked him for a cigarette.

When the victim refused, the man, described as being aged between 25 and 30, attacked him with a metal bar.

Police said the attacker may have been part of a larger group with possibly two other men and two women.

The victim was taken to hospital, where he stayed overnight for treatment to a broken left arm and cuts to the head and back.

Anyone with any information about the assault should contact DC Michael Cox on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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