Pensioner attacked and robbed in Dewsbury town centre

POLICE are appealing for information after a 65-year-old man  was robbed in Dewsbury town centre.

Northgate, Dewsbury. Photo: Google

A man asked the pensioner if he wanted to buy two mobile phones before threatening and assaulting him during the incident on Northgate.

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The victim then handed over his wallet from which the other man took £40 before making off towards Daisy Hill.

The incident happened at around 9am on Saturday June 10, but police only released details today. (Mon June 19)

The suspect is described as a thin 5ft 8in tall unshaven Asian man with short, dark grey hair.Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 13170266250.