Man bitten in assault on Great Yarmouth beach

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

Two boys were involved in a violent assault on Great Yarmouth seafront in which a man was bitten.

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men and a woman were assaulted on the beach, near to St Peters Road, at around 5.45pm on Saturday, July 4. The victims, a group of people aged between 19 and 30, were approached by two boys aged about 12-13 years old.

There was a verbal altercation and the boys were joined by two men, one of whom pushed a female member of the group.

The second man then punched another member of the group in the face, causing injuries to his lip.

When one of the group intervened he was kicked in the face and bitten on his left hand.

The first man is described as being white, around 25 years old, of slim build and with medium length black hair and a beard. He was wearing a blue t-shirt and jeans.

The second man is described as being white, around 40 years old, of medium build and a shaved head. He was not wearing a top.

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Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact PC Samuel Scott on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.