Man in 60s injured during attempted robbery in Dereham

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A man in his 60s was injured during an attempted robbery in Dereham.

Police are appealing for information about the incident, which happened on Sunday night.

The victim was walking along Kings Road at approximately 8.45pm when he was approached by another man who demanded his wallet and mobile phone.

The suspect then grabbed the victim but ran off in the direction of Kings Road when a car drove past. Nothing was stolen.

Following the incident, the victim discovered a small cut to his arm which required hospital treatment; however, no weapon was seen.

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Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, should contact DC Ellie Knul at Thetford CID on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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