Appeal for information after man attacked and robbed in Rugby

TVP have arrested an 18 year old
TVP have arrested an 18 year old

Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked and robbed in Rugby.

The robbery happened at around 2pm last Saturday, when the victim, who is a man in his 20s, was walking along an alleyway from Wentworth Road towards Firs Drive.

Two men approached him and one of them pinned the victim to a fence and pulled out a craft style knife.

During a struggle, the victim sustained a small cut to his arm.

The second offender hit the victim on his head with a piece of wood, which made him fall to the ground.

As well as this one of the offenders also burnt the victim’s face with a cigarette.

During the attack, the victim’s wallet containing £200 was stolen. T

The victim was treated at hospital and released.

The first offender has been described as white, in his early 30s, about 6ft tall, of stocky build and was wearing a woollen hat.

He also had a tattoo under his eye.

The second offender was described as white, also in his early 30s, about 5ft 10ins tall, large build, wearing a blue hooded top with white stripes and sand coloured boots.

Both men were also described as having Eastern European accents.

Police are appealing for any information about the robbery.

Anyone with any information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 341 of February 4.