Man, 28, victim of robbery by gang

Police appeal for witnesses

Police appeal for witnesses

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POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a man was robbed in Eastfield.

The 28-year-old victim was approached by three men at the junction of Dale Edge and Westway on Tuesday at around 11pm.

He was punched in the face and kicked in the leg by the men, before they stole his blue wallet, bearing a rhino motif, from his back pocket and a white and green Nike trainer from his right foot.

The offenders then ran off down an alleyway towards Ryefield Road.

The victim was not seriously injured.

The first suspect is described as white, aged in his teens, around 5ft tall, with a stocky build and a chubby face.

He was wearing a dark hooded-top, grey tracksuit bottoms with two thick green stripes running down the sides and dark trainers.

The other two suspects are described as white, around 5ft 9in tall. They were both wearing dark trousers and white trainers.

Anyone with information can contact DC Steve Williams on 0845 6060247, quoting reference number 12110025711.