Boy, 11, thwarts attacker

Ian Clarke An 11-year-old boy fought off a man who grabbed him as he walked along a path in Brandon.The boy was on Queens Road at about 4.20pm on Tuesday when the man took hold of his shoulders and walked in front of him and blocked his path.

Ian Clarke

An 11-year-old boy fought off a man who grabbed him as he walked along a path in Brandon.

The boy was on Queens Road at about 4.20pm on Tuesday when the man took hold of his shoulders and walked in front of him and blocked his path.

The boy kicked out at the man and ran off into Crown Street and the boy was shaken but unhurt.


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The man is described as white, aged about 20, 5ft6 tall with brown hair and was wearing a grey hooded top, a black bandana around his face and black trousers.

Anyone with information should ring Sgt Alan Chaplin at Mildenhall Police on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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