Man injured in attempted robbery in Thetford

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Police are investigating an attempted robbery in Thetford in which a man was dragged alongside a car in an effort to steal his bag.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was walking along Minstergate between 9.30pm and 10pm on Saturday (August 1) when a silver VW Golf pulled up alongside him.

The passenger called him over and attempted to grab his bag as the driver began to drive off.

The victim was dragged alongside the car for a short period of time before the offender let go of the bag.

The car was then seen to drive off towards Norwich Road.

The victim suffered minor injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information is asked to contact DC Lisa Cook at Thetford Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.