Appeal after assault in West Denton

01 Feb 2016 15:12 PM

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Police are appealing for information after an assault and theft in West Denton.

Between 8:15pm and 8:25pm on Wednesday, January 20, a 49-year-old man was walking in Haughton Crescent when he became involved in an altercation with a group of youths.

The man was pushed over by one of the group, fell to the floor and was knocked unconscious for a short while. When he came to he found that his pockets had been searched and cash had been taken.

The man was unable to describe any of the group but it is thought there was around four or five people involved in the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the assault, or who has any information that might help with enquiries, is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1003 200116.