Police searching for robber who punched boy in the face before making off with bag

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a robbery after a teenage boy was punched in the face before the assailant grabbed his bag and sprinted off.

Tuesday, 16th April 2019, 6:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th April 2019, 6:47 pm
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The incident happened at Wilmcote House, Tyseley Road, Somerstown, last Saturday at around 8pm.

The teenage victim was stood outside the entrance to a building when the attack happened.

It is believed the suspect had previously been in an argument with a young woman on the stairwell.

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The suspect is described as white, 5ft 7in with light brown hair, who was in his 20s. He was wearing a dark blue tracksuit and trainers.

The young woman on the stairwell was described as white, 5ft 6in with light brown hair in a ponytail. She was wearing pink and grey pyjamas.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting 44190128243.