Cyclist assaults man on drive to work in Gorleston

A MAN was assaulted on his way to work when a cyclist approached his open car window and demanded money.

The incident happened in Suffolk Road, Gorleston between 1pm and 1.10pm yesterday.

The 48-year-old male victim was driving to work and had his driver window open.

As he slowed down he was approached by a male on a push bike who asked for money.

After the driver refused he was attacked through the window of his car.

No weapon was seen or mentioned by the victim.

The suspect fled on his bike across the dual carriageway in the direction of Stafford Road.

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He is described as white and in his early 20s and the bike is described as red or burgundy and in a good condition. The victim was treated by an ambulance without going to hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has any knowledge of it or who saw any suspicious activity in the area at about the time of the incident should contact DS Darren Reade at Great Yarmouth CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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