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Attempted robbery - Lowestoft

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery in Lowestoft. 

It took place on the junction of St Margaret’s Road and Sussex Road in Lowestoft at around 1050pm on Friday 7 February. 
 
A male wearing a dark hooded top entered the Meikle Newsagents store making demands for money and was confronted by the shopkeeper, a male in his 70s. 
 
The shopkeeper was subsequently assaulted and sustained an eye and hand injury. The offender ran along Sussex Road and into an alleyway. No money was taken in the incident.
 
Anybody with any information please contact Lowestoft CID quoting crime reference 37/8146/20.
 
Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update 
 
Email - [email protected]
 
Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org 
 
Phone – Call 101 
 
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999