Man punched during Hatfield robbery

PUBLISHED: 12:56 05 October 2012

Police have called for witnesses to come forward

Police have called for witnesses to come forward


A 20-YEAR-OLD man was punched during a robbery in Hatfield last night, Thursday.

The victim was walking along Lark Rise at about 10.20pm when he was approached by three men.

They started to talk to him, before grabbing his coat and forcing him against a car, stealing his wallet and phone.

The trio climbed into a small black car, which was driven off in the direction of Bishops Rise.

The victim was punched in the stomach, but was not injured.

Police have appealed for information about the incident.

The thieves are described as Asian men aged between 20 and 26.

Anyone who saw what happened or who has any information should contact DS Mark Wallis via the Herts Police non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number B2/12/3468.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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