Six arrests after Lowestoft affray
Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of affray in Lowestoft.
It took place on Wednesday 3 July at a property on Suffolk Road.
It follows reports at about 2.15am of a disturbance at a premises on the road that took place initially inside the property and then developed outside.
On arrival at the scene, police arrested a 23 year old man on suspicion of affray, a 28 year old male also on suspicion of affray, a 33 year old man on suspicion of affray, a 25 year old man on suspicion of GBH and a 23 year old man on suspicion of firearm offences and a 37 year old male on suspicion of affray.
All six were taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning and five of them were released on police bail pending further enquiries. The 23 year old man arrested on suspicion of affray was bailed until 27 July, the 28 year old was bailed until 28 July, the 33 year old was bailed until 29 July, the 23 year old arrested on suspicion of firearms offences was bailed until 29 July and the 33 year old was bailed until 29 July.
A sixth man, 25 year old Benjamin Elliott of Suffolk Road in Lowestoft was charged with common assault, possession of cannabis, false imprisonment, and violence to secure entry to a premises. He was remanded to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court this morning (Thursday 4 July).
Enquiries are on-going to the incident but all the indications at this stage are that this was a targeted incident where the individuals and victim are known to each other with no threat to the wider community.
Anyone with information to the incident should contact police, quoting CAD 23 of 3 July 2019.
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