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Witness appeal following assault Oulton Broad

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Police are appealing for help to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with an incident of assault and road rage.
 
The incident occurred around 12 midday on Thursday 27th August near the swing bridge on the B1375 Gorleston Road in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. 
 
The vehicles were approaching the swing bridge over the river. The offender was driving a Ford Transit flatbed and cut the victim up, forcing him into the kerb. The vehicles travelled across the rail bridge and turned left into Gorleston Road towards Somerleyton. The male offender stopped his van, walked over to the victim, became verbally abusive and punched the victim on the side of the face through an open window. The offender then returned to his van and drove off. 
 
The male offender is described as white, aged in his 50s, was approximately 5ft 11’ tall, was well-built and wearing builders’ clothes. 
 
Anyone witnessed this incident is asked to contact Lowestoft police, quoting crime reference 37/50077/20.
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