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Lowestoft: Police make arrest in connection with robbery of an 88-year-old in churchyard

PUBLISHED: 13:17 01 August 2014 | UPDATED: 13:17 01 August 2014

Police were at the scene of a crash earlier today.

Police were at the scene of a crash earlier today.

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery in Lowestoft yesterday.

An 88-year-old man had been hit across the back of his head with a glass bottle whilst in St Margaret’s Churchyard.

He also had his wallet stolen during the attack.

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