Local policing update:

Weekly crime summary 30 September – 6 October 2015
Robbery appeal

Detectives from Great Yarmouth CID are appealing for witnesses to a robbery which took place over the weekend in Great Yarmouth.

At approximately 3:15pm on Saturday 3 October 2015, a boy in his mid teens was walking along St Peter’s Plain, near Ravelin House, when he was approached and asked for a cigarette. When he didn’t supply one, the offender then threatened him with a knife and demanded money. A small amount of cash was given to the suspect before he ran off.

The offender is described as a white man, aged approximately 30 years old and of spotty complexion. He was of skinny build, 6ft 4ins tall and at the time of the incident was wearing a black baseball cap, black hooded zip up top, light blue jeans and black and white trainers.

T/DC Zoe Catton, Great Yarmouth CID, would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or has information concerning it. DC Catton can be contacted on 101 or alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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