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Attempted robbery – Norwich

Police are investigating an attempted robbery which happened in Norwich last week.

It happened at approximately 5.45pm on Friday 17 November 2017 where the victim, a man in his 60s, was walking along Magpie Road. When he reached the junction with Waterloo Road he became aware of a cyclist approaching him.

This cyclist has attempted to grab the bag the victim was carrying which caused him to fall to the ground. The victim has been further assaulted before the suspect was challenged and fled the scene.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident and anyone with information should contact DC Angela Tolson at Norwich CID on 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.