Lowestoft – Appeal after attempted robbery
Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Lowestoft.
The incident took place on Sunday 30 August sometime between 1:50pm and 2:10pm on Belvedere Road/A12, close to the Fyffe Centre in the town.
The victim, a man in his 30s, was at the X21 bus stop when he was approached by a man on a bicycle who demanded that he hand over his wallet. The victim said no and the suspect they partially withdrew a knife with a 4-5 inch blade from his pocket before putting it away. He then pushed the victim in the chest who in turn pushed him back causing him to fall over. The victim ran directly into Belvedere Road causing a vehicle to brake heavily and sound the horn.
The victim was not injured and nothing was stolen.
The suspect is described as a white man, in his 30s, around 6 feet tall, slim build with short brown hair. He was wearing a grey hooded top with along pocket across the front and dark coloured tracksuit bottoms and was riding a silver coloured mountain bike.
Officers are appealing for the driver of the vehicle to come forward. Witnesses or anybody with any information or relevant dash-cam footage are asked to contact Lowestoft Police quoting reference 37/50305/20
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