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Man punched in head in Norwich city centre attack

PUBLISHED: 13:28 03 March 2014 | UPDATED: 13:42 03 March 2014

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011

A man was punched in the head as he walked through Norwich city centre in an unprovoked daytime attack.

The attack happened in Tombland, at the corner of Queen Street.

The victim, aged in his 40s, was walking along and looking at his Apple iPad when he was attacked.

He was verbally abused and then his iPad was knocked out of his hands.

His attacker punched him in the head, knocking him to the ground.

Members of the public helped the man up.

Norfolk police have appealed for witnesses to the attack, which happened at about 3.45pm last Thursday.

Anyone with information should call PC Matthew Springall on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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