Man punched by gang of three while riding his bicycle

At around 12.30pm, an 18-year-old man was riding his bicycle along Somerleyton Road, Lowestoft, when

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 - Credit: Archant

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.

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.


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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.

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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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