Robbery victim punched in face

Detectives have issued an appeal for assistance after a man was knocked unconscious and robbed in Birmingham city centre.

The victim, in his 20s, was approached by two men on Broad Street just before 2am on 16 March.


He was repeatedly punched in his face and knocked to the floor, where he was briefly unconscious until passers-by came to his aid.

The man suffered a cut near his eye and bruising to his jaw as he had cash, a watch and bank cards stolen.

DC Matthew Attwell, from force CID, said: “This was a nasty assault on a young man in the city centre. I would urge anyone who recognises these men to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime. Quote crime reference number 20BW/64689F/19.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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