Teenager threatened with screwdriver and robbed by man


The attack happened on Yarmouth Road. - Credit: Google Maps

A teenager was threatened with a screwdriver and robbed by a man, in an attack which saw his mountain bike, iPhone and several personal items stolen.

Police received a report that a teenager was the victim of a robbery in Lowestoft on Wednesday, June 9..

At about 11.20pm on Yarmouth Road a 17 year old boy was pushed to the ground by a suspect who then pulled out a screwdriver and pressed it to his chest and neck. 

The suspect demanded  the victim's mountain bike, iPhone and ear pods - along with his bag and all its contents. The teenager was not, however, physically injured.

A 32-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of robbery and was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre where he remains for questioning.

Enquiries are on-going into the incident and anyone who witnessed it should contact Lowestoft Cid, quoting crime reference: 37/30522/21.