An investigation has been launched after a brick was thrown at a moving police car from an A47 footbridge. 

The car was driving along the road at Gorleston just after midnight on Tuesday morning when it was struck by an object. 

The brick, described as grey and square, was dropped by two males from the footbridge that crosses the dual carriageway just after the Victoria Road roundabout. 

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Officers said it bounced off the car windscreen on the driver's side, causing it to crack, but nobody was injured.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could help the investigation, including dashcam or doorbell footage capturing the offenders.

Anyone with any relevant information or footage is asked to contact, quoting crime reference 36/1835/24.