Man victim of Christmas Eve robbery in Dewsbury

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Dewsbury Market on Christmas Eve.

Wednesday, 30th December 2015, 1:00 pm

The 30-year-old victim was at the market in Cloth Hall Street between 7pm and 7.30pm when a man assaulted him, causing him to fall to the floor. The victim later found that his mobile phone was missing.

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The suspect is described as white, aged in his late 20s, of stocky build, with short brown hair and slight stubble on the face. He spoke with a local accent and was wearing a white jacket.

Anyone with information about this offence is asked to call Kirklees District CID via 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.