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Warning as girl approached by man 'looking for lost puppy'

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who approached a 17-year-old girl in Lowestoft. Credit: Google Maps

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who approached a 17-year-old girl in Lowestoft.

The incident took place around 12:25pm on Thursday 6 October at Station Square.

The girl was walking alone when the man approached her and tried to encourage her to go with him to find a lost puppy, which he described as a ‘rainbow-coloured dachshund’.

The girl felt uncomfortable about the situation and walked away unharmed.

Police would like to speak to the man, who is described as white, in his 20’s and with long blonde hair. He is of small to medium build and was wearing jeans and a hoody.

Anybody with information is asked to call Suffolk Police on 101.

Lowestoft's Ogogo to fight for first professional title

Anthony Ogogo will face Craig Cunningham on October 22. Credit: PA

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo will finally fight for his first professional title later this month.

The 2012 Olympic Bronze medallist will take on Craig Cunningham in Birmingham on 22 October for the vacant WBC International Middleweight belt.

Ogogo's career has been hampered by achilles and shoulder injuries in the last two years.

However, he is unbeaten in three fights after making a comeback in May.

Ogogo and Cunningham will go head-to-head as part of the undercard for the Frankie Gavin and Sam Eggington bout at the Barclaycard Arena.


Train delays in Norfolk and Suffolk

There are train delays on lines between Norwich and Lowestoft and Cromer Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Trains between Lowestoft and Norfolk are being delayed or cancelled because of a points failure at Oulton Broad.

Train operator Abellio Greater Anglia says the line is currently blocked but expects services to return to normal during the afternoon.

The 13:48 from Lowestoft was the first train affected and was cancelled.

There also delays in Norfolk because of a fault with the signalling system between North Walsham and Cromer is causing trains have to run at reduced speed.

Police appeal for missing Suffolk woman

48-year-old Nikita Powley was last seen yesterday afternoon (Aug 26th) Credit: Suffolk Police

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 48-year-old woman from Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Nikita Powley was last seen at her home address in Crown Street between 12:30pm and 1:30pm yesterday (August 26) and has not been seen since.


Five men rescued from capsized boat in Lowestoft

Five men were rescued when their boat capsized off Pakefield near Lowestoft.

Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat crew rescued four men, who were sitting on their upturned boat at around 3pm yesterday (July 28).

At the same time Lowestoft RNLI lifeguards rescued another man who was waving to them from the shore, after leaving the capsized boat to get help.

"We gave warm clothing to the five men, who were all wearing buoyancy aids, and they told us that the sea had broken over the side of their boat and it had taken on water and quickly overturned. One man had then swum ashore to raise the alarm. We took them back to the lifeboat station and as they did not need any medical attention"

– John Fox, Lifeboat coxswain
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