Witnesses sought after driver threatened with a bat in Thetford

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian allegedly threatened a car driver with a wooden bat in Thetford.

A man was driving a dark blue Ford Fiesta along Guildhall Street, near Old Market Street, at about 10.15pm on Tuesday when he stopped to allow a male pedestrian to cross the road.

The driver heard a bang on the side of the car and as he got out of the car to investigate, the pedestrian made threats with what is described as a wooden bat.

The driver was not hurt but the car’s wing mirror and driver’s side door were damaged.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to the occupants of a car which was parked at some temporary traffic lights who may have witnessed the incident.

Contact PC Stephanie Cochrane at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.