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A 12 year old girl has been assaulted by a gang of three in broad daylight in Lowestoft.
The victim was walking along a footpath between St Margaret’s Road and Church Road on Thursday 25 January at about 9am when she was approached by three males who were wearing black hooded tops and described as drunk.
They grabbed her and then used a broken piece of glass to cause scratches to her face, arms and wrist. She managed to free herself while the gang staggered away. Police are appealing for witnesses.
Police has confirmed it has referred itself to the Independent Office for Police Conduct over its handling of an incident where a man allegedly froze to death in Suffolk.
It's believed he was found dead sixteen hours after police were alerted that he had been seen outside a house on Priors Close in Lowestoft.
We can confirm we were called to an incident where the body of a male in his 50s was discovered outside a property on Priors Close in Lowestoft on Thursday 28 December.
A call was also made to police from a member of the public on Wednesday 27 December when concern was raised for the man’s welfare. Suffolk Constabulary can confirm it has made a mandatory referral to the Independent Office for Police Conduct who will conduct an independent investigation.
This afternoon the IPOC confirmed what their investigation would be looking at
We have begun an independent investigation following the death of man in Lowestoft on 28 December 2017. The matter was referred to us because previous concerns for the man’s welfare had been raised with Suffolk Police. Our investigation will examine the call handling and police response to these calls.
The East of England Ambulance service is also investigating the case
The family of a 55-year-old woman who died in a crash in Lowestoft said she was a "lovely, caring person".
Sharon Wright died after the car she was driving hit a wall on Yarmouth Road last November.
It was initially believed that Ms Wright may have suffered a medical episode prior to the crash. Police are currently treating it as a possible fatal collision.
Sharon Wright's family said: "She will be missed by both family and friends."
"She was a lovely, caring person who worked in the care sector locally for over thirty years."
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An elderly man was seriously injured following a suspected hit and run on Lowestoft High Street in the early hours of Wednesday the 15th of November.
The police identified and seized a vehicle and are now appealing for witnesses. The man, in his 80s, was hospitalised after he was found by a member of the public near to the petrol station.
Police in Suffolk have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace in connection with a theft in Kessingland near Lowestoft.
A woman in her 70s, who is partially sighted, was befriended by a man in a local pub in the town. The man claimed he used to know the elderly woman.
He visited her in her flat and at some point during this visit officers believe he stole around £300 in coins from a whisky bottle that she had saved in her lounge.
Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV stills should contact Lowestoft police on 101.
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A man in his 80s was found on Lowestoft High Street with a broken wrist, broken or dislocated fingers, and a suspected broke leg.
Police believe the victim, who was discovered by a member of the public close to the petrol station, may have been hit by a vehicle which then drove off.
Officers were called to the scene around 12.50am on Wednesday, November 15.