Driver threatened with knife near Long Stratton

A 21-year-old driver was threatened with a knife and told to get out of his car after being flagged down by a man claiming to be looking for his dog near Long Stratton.

The driver, who was travelling in a dark coloured VW Golf, managed to drive off but sustained a slight injury to his chest which did not require medical attention.

Police are appealing for information regarding the attempted car-jacking, which took place on Anson's Lane between Wood Lane and Mill Road, Hardwick, on Thursday at about 6.30pm.

The offender is described as white, about 40-years-old, of stocky build, 5ft 8inches tall with a shaven head. He was wearing a dark blue hooded top and black jeans.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen a person fitting this description should contact DS Tom Smith at Norwich CID on 0845 456 4567 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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