Pompey wallet is taken in unprovoked street mugging

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A POMPEY supporter was the victim of a robbery.

The 39-year-old man was walking along Borough Road, Petersfield, when he was grabbed from behind and fell to the ground.

While on the ground his wallet was stolen from his back pocket.

The victim saw three men running off along Borough Road in the direction of Petersfield town centre.

He was taken by ambulance to hospital due to an injury to his back.

The wallet is described as being dark brown leather with a Portsmouth Football Club crest embossed in the right hand corner.

The robbery happened at about 10.30pm on Wednesday and police are now appealing for witnesses.

Detective Constable Tony Flannagan, from Alton CID, said: ‘Were you in the area at the time of the incident and did you notice anything that may help with our inquiry.

‘One of the suspects is described as being over 6ft tall and wearing white trainers.

‘I’d also like to hear from anyone that may have found a wallet matching the description of the one belonging to the victim.’

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det Con Flannagan at Alton police station by phoning 101.

Information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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