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Man punched by gang of three while riding his bicycle

PUBLISHED: 13:28 27 January 2020 | UPDATED: 13:28 27 January 2020

At around 12.30pm, an 18-year-old man was riding his bicycle along Somerleyton Road, Lowestoft, when three teenagers came towards him and assaulted him. Photo: Google Maps

At around 12.30pm, an 18-year-old man was riding his bicycle along Somerleyton Road, Lowestoft, when three teenagers came towards him and assaulted him. Photo: Google Maps

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A man was attacked by a gang of three teenagers while out riding his bicycle.

The unprompted attack happened on Friday, January 24, just after midday.

At around 12.30pm, an 18-year-old man was riding his bicycle along Somerleyton Road, Lowestoft, when three teenagers came towards him and started verbally assaulting him.

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After a "minor" verbal altercation, one of the three men, aged between 14 and 19, punched the victim.

Thankfully the victim suffered no major injuries apart from pain and discomfort.

Police are now appealing for anyone with information about the assault to come forward.

The males are described as white, aged between 14-19 years, wearing jogging bottoms or sports clothing, and one of the three had a think dark green framed bike.

If you have any information about this assault, were in the area at this time and have any dash cam or CCTV footage, please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/5165/20


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