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Man, 42, assaulted in Diss

PUBLISHED: 15:27 29 July 2008 | UPDATED: 10:35 12 July 2010

A 42-year-old man was assaulted in Diss after two men approached him and demanded his mobile phone and tobacco.

The incident took place on Mere Street on Friday, July 18 between 7pm and 7.

A 42-year-old man was assaulted in Diss after two men approached him and demanded his mobile phone and tobacco.

The incident took place on Mere Street on Friday, July 18 between 7pm and 7.30pm. When the victim refused to hand over his belongings one man walked behind him and pulled him off his cycle, while the other man punched him in the face.

The victim sustained a swollen left eye, swelling to the right side of his head and cuts and grazes to his left elbow, left knee and right ankle.

Anyone who witnessed the assault or has information should contact Det Con Peter Holloway at Bethel Street Police Station on 0845 4564567 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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