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Man suffers fractured jaw in car park attack

PUBLISHED: 13:10 18 May 2018 | UPDATED: 13:10 18 May 2018

A man was assaulted in Oulton Broad while walking from Bridgeview into the Wherry Hotel car park. Picture: Google

A man was assaulted in Oulton Broad while walking from Bridgeview into the Wherry Hotel car park. Picture: Google

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 21-year-old man was punched and knocked unconscious.

The victim was walking from Broadview into the car park of the Wherry Hotel in Oulton Broad between 7pm and 8pm on Saturday, May 5, when he was approached by two men.

One of the pair punched the lone man in the face, causing a double fracture of his jaw and knocking him unconscious.

According to the victim, he regained consciousness to see the two suspects ride away on pedal bikes along Bridge Road towards Oulton Broad North train station.

The man also sustained cuts to his lip and gums, and was treated in hospital as a precaution before being released.

Anyone who has knowledge of the incident or saw any suspicious activity should contact Lowestoft police on 101, quoting crime reference 37/24477/18. Alternatively, you can call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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