Investigations ongoing after stolen moped involved in crash

Tom Crisp Way in Lowestoft, where a 15-year-old boy was assaulted. Picture: Google

Tom Crisp Way in Lowestoft, where a 15-year-old boy was assaulted. Picture: Google - Credit: Archant

Police investigations are continuing after a moped was stolen from the driveway of a home and later involved in a crash.

A 15-year-old boy from Lowestoft was arrested on suspicion of theft in connection with the incident, which happened in Carlton Colville, Lowestoft on June 15.

A red Honda moped was stolen from a home on Beccles Road, Carlton Colville between 8am and 12.30pm.

It was later involved in a crash with a Renault Megane car on Tom Crisp Way just before 5pm.

One of the riders of the moped fled the scene while the other rider - a teenage boy - suffered a broken leg and was taken to hospital.

A 15-year-old boy from Lowestoft was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and later released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

Now, almost six months on, a police spokesman said that the teenager remains "released under investigation" with inquiries "ongoing"

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Information to Lowestoft Police, quoting crime reference 31755/21, on 101.