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Witness appeal after 13-year-old boy is assaulted in Lowestoft

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 13-year-old boy was punched in the face in Lowestoft.

The assault took place on Sunday, October 8, at about 4.30pm on St Peter’s Street near to the Tudor Rose pub.

A man wearing a white and blue puffa jacket and about five foot nine inches tall punched the teenager in the right eye causing him blurred vision and a cut to the tongue.

The offender then ran off laughing towards the town centre.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has knowledge of it should contact PC Samantha Plummer at Lowestoft police on 101 quoting crime reference 37/65941/17 or call Crimestopers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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