Thetford drive-by incident as 21-year-old man hit by flying object

13:09 12 May 2014

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Police are looking for witnesses after a drive-by incident in which a 21-year-old man was struck by an object thrown from a passing car in Thetford.

The victim was walking in Charlock Road at around 10.20pm on Friday when the incident took place.

As he walked towards Rosecroft Way, a car approached from behind and he then felt a sharp pain as an unknown object hit him in the back of the head and the side of the face. The car drove off towards Rosecroft Way.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said officers would like to speak to the occupants of the car, which is described as a blue Fiat Punto, with registration beginning AP04.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PC Paul Hardy at Thetford Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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