Search

Teenager assaulted and robbed in Diss

PUBLISHED: 11:56 01 February 2017 | UPDATED: 11:56 01 February 2017

A teenager was assaulted and robbed walking through a park in Diss. Picture: Archant Library

A teenager was assaulted and robbed walking through a park in Diss. Picture: Archant Library

Archant

A teenager was assaulted and robbed as he was walking through a park in Diss.

The male was walking in the park near Fisher Road on Tuesday when a man who was sat on a bench approached him and pushed him to the floor.

The victim was then assaulted before the suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash from his bag.

The suspect is described as being a 6ft tall white man aged between 18 and 25, and of a medium build with short and wavy blonde hair.

He was wearing a white top, an orange/yellow coat and black gloves.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident, which occurred between 7.50am and 8.10am, or may have knowledge about the suspect.

Contact PC Jon Phillips at Diss Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Other news

Almost 600 churches across Norfolk and Waveney feature in the latest Diocese of Norwich guide to some of the most beautiful buildings in the region.

Wymondham Heritage Museum will hold its official opening for its new season on Monday, March 27.

A pipe and steelwork fabrication firm has joined the businesses supporting a children’s charity.

Yesterday, 13:38

Onlookers marvelled as they got a got a rare glimpse of one of the country’s most historic steam engines passing through the county.

Most Read

The mother of a boy with one of the rarest types of cancer ever has revealed she gave her son cannabis because she was “desperate to find something to alleviate his suffering”.

Read more
United Kingdom

An attempt to revive a Breckland heritage site has failed after dwindling visitor numbers forced the owners to close the attraction.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:38

Onlookers marvelled as they got a got a rare glimpse of one of the country’s most historic steam engines passing through the county.

Read more
Thursday, February 6, 2014

It was its down-at-heel aura that first attracted Polly Grieff to the crumbling Old Manor at Saham Toney.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30

A former prisoner has gone from jail to spreading awareness about mental health after rediscovering his talent for the ancient art of origami while inside.

Read more
Facebook

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 6°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter