Police appeal for witnesses after armed raid in Lowestoft

Lowestoft police are seeking witnesses. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Lowestoft police are seeking witnesses. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Witnesses are being sought after a group of men burst into a home in Kirkley and attempted to rob the occupants inside.

The group of men – two of whom are believed to have been armed with weapons – burst into the property in Lawson Road, south Lowestoft about 3.50pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) in a 'bid to rob individuals inside,' according to police.

A police spokesman said: 'It's thought at least two of the men were armed with weapons and police are looking into possible motives for the incident.

'A number of people were inside at the time and one woman at the property was pushed over, but she was uninjured.'

Detectives investigating exactly what happened are asking anyone who was in the area around 3.30pm – 4pm yesterday (Wednesday), particularly anyone in Lawson Road or Beaconsfield Road around this time, to come forward.

? If you have any information please contact Lowestoft CID on 101, quoting crime number 61687/16. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously if required, on 0800 555 111.

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