Councillor’s disgust over ambush of 76-year-old man in Bradwell

Carl Annison has expressed his disgust after an elderly man was ambushed by youths in his council wa

Carl Annison has expressed his disgust after an elderly man was ambushed by youths in his council ward. Pic: UKIP. - Credit: UKIP

The ambush of an elderly man in his car in Bradwell has been tagged as 'disgraceful' by a shocked borough councillor whose ward includes the street where it happened.

Carl Annison who represents the Bradwell South and Hopton ward is calling on anyone with information following the attack on the 76-year-old man to come forward

The victim was driving along Green Lane, near to the junction with Sun Lane, when a group of youths jumped on his car, causing damage to the windscreen.

The man's grandson Jason Barnes said in a Facebook post appealing for information: 'A few nights ago my grandfather was a victim of a gang attack.

'This angers me greatly as my grandad is now not well due to the stress and worry.'

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Speaking out about the incident Mr Annison said: 'It is with great sadness I have been informed of a disgraceful crime where a 76-year-old resident was ambushed whilst driving on Green Lane, Bradwell.

'This incident happened on Friday May 12 at around 10.15pm when youths near the old Bradwell community centre stopped the gentlemen as he was driving.

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'They then decided to jump on to the bonnet and roof of the car smashing the windscreen whilst he was inside.

'This is certainly a horrifying incident and I appeal to anyone with information to call the police.'

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, should contact PC Jamie Robson at Gorleston Police Station on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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