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Attleborough: Woman punched in the face during robbery

A woman has been punched in the face by a man during a robbery on Saturday.

The woman, who is in her 20s, was approached by an unknown man on Leys Lane, close to an alleyway leading to Halford Close, at approximately 10:50pm.

The white male, estimated to be in his 40s, demanded that she hand over her phone, before punching the woman.

Police are appealing for information
Police are appealing for information

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

He is described as just under 6ft in height, with a bald head and is believed to have been wearing dark clothing and a black face mask.

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

Norfolk Police are appealing for information, and witnesses to the incident to come forward.

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

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