Man attacked in robbery at Waterlooville pub

Police are seeking information about a pub robbery in Waterlooville
Police are seeking information about a pub robbery in Waterlooville
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A man was attacked by robbers who stole takings from a Waterlooville pub.

Police this afternoon revealed that the raid happened between 11.15pm on Friday, April 18 and 12.30am on Saturday April 19 at The Wellington pub, in London Road, Waterlooville.

They said a 62-year-old man was attacked and sustained a head injury but gave no further information about him.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Kirsty Burridge said: ‘This was a very nasty attack upon a defenceless man shortly after the pub had closed for the evening.

‘Did you see or hear anyone in the area close to the pub at around this time?

‘Did you see any vehicles entering or leaving the area?”

‘We would ask any witnesses or anyone with information to contact us as soon as possible.’

There is no description of the culprit and it is not known how many people may have been involved.

Anyone with information can contact DC Burridge at Waterlooville CID by phoning 101 and quoting crime reference 44140136899.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.