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Attempted robbery, and assault - Attleborough

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Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in Attleborough on Saturday (17 October 2020).

The incident happened on Leys Lane, close to an alleyway leading to Halford Close, at approximately 10:50pm.

The victim, a woman aged in her 20s, was approached by an unknown man who demanded her mobile phone, before punching her in the face.

The suspect is then believed to have made off on foot, in the direction of Sainsbury’s, on Attleborough’s High Street.

The victim suffered minor injuries as a result of the assault.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged in his 40s, just under 6ft in height, with a bald head. He is believed to have been wearing dark clothing and a black face mask.

Officers are appealing for information, and witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information should contact DC Clare Gardner at Thetford Police Station on 101, quoting crime number 36/73416/20.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.