Disabled Man Robbed in Worcester
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a robbery occurred in Worcester last week.
At 9.50pm on Thursday 30 August, a man in his 50s was walking along Tolladine Road heading away from the city centre when he was near the Railway Club, he was approached by a man who punched him several times to the face.
He then took the man's wallet and made off. The robber was described as being white, in his 40s, approximately 5ft 9ins tall, slim and was wearing dark clothing.
Detective Constable Paul Matthews said: "This was a violent robbery that was particularly nasty as it targeted a man who has a visible disability and as such was clearly vulnerable.
"I would like to appeal to anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the Tolladine Road last week to call the police and if anyone has any information as to who may be responsible for the crime, please get in touch."
Anyone with information is urged to contact Worcester CID via the non-emergency police number 101 or information can be passed on anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the reference number 0195N 30/08/12.
Issued: Friday 9 September 2012