Boy punched in the face during attempted scooter robbery

Park Road, Lowestoft. Photo: Google.

Park Road, Lowestoft. Photo: Google. - Credit: Archant

A 17-year-old boy was punched in the face by a man attempting to steal his scooter.

The attack happened in Park Road, Lowestoft, about 10pm on Saturday, July 14.

The boy was on his scooter, a black PeugeotKisbee 50cc, when a man approached him and punched him in the face before attempting to steal the scooter.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw any suspicious activity or has knowledge of the incident should contact Lowestoft Police on 101 quoting crime reference 37/39281/18.

Alternatively, contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at

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