Teen attacked with baseball bat in late night robbery

A 17-year-old boy was attacked with a baseball bat during a late night robbery in Banham Road, Beccl

A 17-year-old boy was attacked with a baseball bat during a late night robbery in Banham Road, Beccles. Photo: Google, - Credit: Archant

A 17-year-old boy was attacked with a baseball bat during a late night robbery.

The incident occured at around 10.30pm in Banham Road, Beccles, on Thursday, January 11.

The victim was walking home when a black Peugeot 206 pulled in front of him with three people inside.

Two men got out of the car wearing tracksuits and black balaclavas - one was armed with a baseball bat.

They struck the victim in the lower left leg with the bat and then hit him over the side of the head causing a small cut and swelling.


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The men took a bag containing a fluorescent jacket, his mobile phone and a 50 gram pouch of amber leaf tobacco from his front jacket pocket.

Both are described as being over 6ft tall and of stocky build.

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Anyone with information or who saw any suspicious activity should contact Lowestoft CID on 101 quoting crime reference 37/2210/18 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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