Teenager assaulted by gang in Lowestoft

A TEENAGER suffered facial injuries after he was assaulted in Lowestoft.

The 16-year-old boy, who was walking along Broadwaters Road with his girlfriend about 9.10pm last night (Wednesday), was approached by a gang of youths and then assaulted, suffering grazing to his chin.

A large group of men – some on bikes – walked towards the couple, with one making a comment before he ren ran over to them and became aggressive, pushing the 16-year-old around.

The teenager was then assaulted and the rest of the group also became aggressive towards the 16-year-old and his girlfriend. She managed to call police and the group dispersed near Broadwaters Park.

Police need to trace the group and the attacker – described as white, in his late teens, around 5ft 10ins to 5ft 11ins tall, of stocky build, with short dark hair and 'squashed-looking' features who was wearing a black hooded top and grey tracksuit trousers.

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• If you saw the incident or have any information about those involved please call PC 1533 Last on 01986 835300.

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