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Pensioner robbed in his Lowestoft home

PUBLISHED: 15:22 14 August 2009 | UPDATED: 11:32 06 July 2010

INVESTIGATIONS were underway today after a pensioner was attacked and robbed in his Lowestoft home.

Police are seeking witnesses after the 68-year-old man was robbed in the Weston Road area of town about 11.

INVESTIGATIONS were underway today after a pensioner was attacked and robbed in his Lowestoft home.

Police are seeking witnesses after the 68-year-old man was robbed in the Weston Road area of town about 11.55am to 12.10pm yesterday (Thursday, August 13).

Various items including jewellery, clothing, a mobile phone, alcohol, cash and bank cards were stolen in the robbery and the 68-year-old man suffered pain and discomfort to his neck and arm.

A 23-year-old man was subsequently arrested and he is currently in custody at Lowestoft police station where he is being interviewed by officers.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious should telephone Lowestoft CID on 01986 835300.


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