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Police appeal for information after Luton robbery

8 Jan 2021

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Luton.

At around 3.30pm on Tuesday (5 January), an elderly man was assaulted and had his wallet taken on Grove Road.

The offender is described as a tall man wearing a black hoodie and it is believed that he ran in the direction of Ashburnham Road after the incident.

Detective Constable Tracey Joyce from Bedfordshire Police’s Crime Investigation Team, said: “This incident has left the elderly victim injured and very shaken.

"The offender has taken advantage of one of the most vulnerable people in our society and we want to make sure we bring our victim justice and ensure our streets are safer for the whole community.

“I am urging anyone who witnessed this incident or has information about the offender to please get in touch with us."

You can report any information to police online or by calling DC Tracey Joyce on 101 quoting reference 212 of 5 January.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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