A teenage boy was punched and threatened with a knife in an attempted robbery at a skate park. 

The incident happened at around 3.40am on June 17 in the Park East Skatepark near Peto Way in Lowestoft.

Two males approached the teenager and demanded he give them his scooter before trying to take it from him by force, hitting him and threatening him with a large knife.

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The victim managed to break away and call the police, leading the suspects to run off. 

The victim was not injured and no items were stolen.

The suspects were described as white and were wearing balaclavas and The North Face branded gloves.

Anyone who knows who was responsible, witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Lowestoft police.