Man in his 50s escapes injury after being ‘grabbed around his neck’ in bus assault

Police would like to speak with this person after a man in his 50s was assaulted on a bus between Wisbech and King’s Lynn.

Police would like to speak with this person after a man in his 50s was assaulted on a bus between Wisbech and King’s Lynn. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary - Credit: Archant

A man in his 50s has escaped serious injury after he was “grabbed around his neck” in an attack whilst travelling on a bus.

Police would like to speak with this person after a man in his 50s was assaulted on a bus between Wisbech and King’s Lynn.

Police would like to speak with this person after a man in his 50s was assaulted on a bus between Wisbech and King’s Lynn. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary - Credit: Archant

Police launched a CCTV appeal following the assault on a bus travelling between Wisbech and King’s Lynn on Friday, July 31 this year.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Police said: “We are appealing for help to identify a man following an assault in King’s Lynn.

“The incident happened on a bus travelling between King’s Lynn and Wisbech on Friday 31 July 2020.

“The victim, a man in his 50s, was grabbed around his neck, however he was not injured.”

Officers have released an image of a man they would like to identity following the incident.

Anyone with information should contact PC Chris Lorraine at Downham Market Police Station on 101 quoting reference number 36/52177/20.

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