Woman threatened at knifepoint outside takeaway

PUBLISHED: 17:06 24 July 2018 | UPDATED: 17:06 24 July 2018

Royal Dragon Chinese takeaway in St Peter's Street, Lowestoft. Photo: Google.

Royal Dragon Chinese takeaway in St Peter's Street, Lowestoft. Photo: Google.


Two men have been charged after a woman was threatened at knifepoint outside a Lowestoft takeaway.

Police were called to the Royal Dragon takeaway in St Peter’s Street at around 9.40pm on Sunday, July 22, after reports a woman had been threatened by two men, one of whom was alledgedly in possession of a knife.

Officers quickly broke-up the altercation and a knife was recovered.

Two men were taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning and subsequently charged.

Andrew Ball, 24, of Old Market Plain, Lowestoft, was charged with being in possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

He was remanded and was due to appear before Norwich Magistrates’ Court today, Tuesday, July 24.

While Luke Fairman, 24, of Cowslip Crescent, Lowestoft, was charged with using threatening words and behaviour with intent to cause fear.

Fairman has been bailed to appear before Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, August 22.

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