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Man punches teenage cyclist in the face

PUBLISHED: 16:02 16 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:02 16 May 2018

Police have closed the road. Photo: Archant.

Police have closed the road. Photo: Archant.

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A teenage cyclist was left with bruises after being punched in the face by a man.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Walpole St. Peter, near King’s Lynn, yesterday (Tuesday May 15).

It happened around 5.45pm when the victim, a boy aged in his mid-teens, was cycling along Walnut Road.

A man approached the boy and stopped his bike before punching him to the left-side of his face causing bruising.

The suspect is described as being white, aged between 20-30 years of age, around 6ft2 inches tall, of a medium build and wearing dark jogging bottoms and a top with the hood up.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, should contact Det Con Marie Lloyd at King’s Lynn CID on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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