Student robbed on way home from night out in Lancaster

A student was robbed by two men on his way home from a night out in Lancaster.
A student was robbed by two men on his way home from a night out in Lancaster.
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A student was robbed by two men on his way home from a night out in Lancaster.

Police said that at 3.15am on Tuesday, November 1, the 20-year-old victim was walking along Bulk Road when he was approached from behind by a man who punched him to the face, causing him to fall to the ground.

He was then kicked to the head and body while a second man took the victim’s mobile phone from his trouser pocket.

The victim suffered cuts and grazes and swelling to the side of his face as a result of the attack.

PC Jim Buddo of Lancaster Police said: “This was a nasty attack on the victim who was making his way home from a night out in the city. If anyone was in the vicinity at the time of the robbery and witnessed what happened or saw anybody acting suspiciously in the area I would urge them to get in touch.”

The first man was described as white and was wearing a dark navy hoodie with blue Adidas stripes.

The second man was also described as white and was wearing a black hoodie with white Adidas stripes.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 168 of November 1.

Alternatively independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.