December 11 2013 Latest news:
Friday, October 4, 2013
Police in Lowestoft are hunting a robber who attacked his victim with what is believed to be a metal bar this morning.
The victim, who was in his 60s, was in Bevan Street West at about 9.45pm when the robber struck him several times while he tried to steal a bag.
A scuffle ensued before the offender fled without the bag and he was seen cycling away on a grey bike towards Stanley Street.
A set of keys that had fallen to the ground in the altercation were grabbed and stolen by the robber.
The victim was taken to the James Paget University Hospital with injuries thought to include a broken hand and a possible broken arm.
The robber was aged in his late teens to late 20s, and was wearing a grey tracksuit with a hood that was up and pulled tightly around his face and there was a grey gillet over the top of the tracksuit.
Anyone with information should call Lowestoft CID by dialling 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously if required, on 0800 555 111