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Drunken men attack 12-year-old schoolgirl with broken glass

PUBLISHED: 13:49 26 January 2018 | UPDATED: 08:10 27 January 2018

The footpath between St Margaret's Road and Church Road in Lowestoft. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

The footpath between St Margaret's Road and Church Road in Lowestoft. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

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A young girl was attacked with a piece of glass by three drunk men who grabbed her while she was walking alone in Lowestoft.

The 12-year-old girl was walking along a footpath between St Margaret’s Road and Church Road when she was approached by the men.

They were wearing black hooded tops and described as very drunk.

The men grabbed the girl and used a piece of broken glass to cause scratches to her face, arms and wrist.

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She managed to free herself while the males staggered away.

The incident took place on Thursday, January 25, at about 9am.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw any suspicious activity around the time stated or has knowledge of it should contact Lowestoft police on 101, quoting crime reference 37/4698/18.


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