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87-year-old robbed & injured in Aylesbury

He was attacked after leaving a bookies in the town centre on Tuesday night (17/3).

Published by Dan Gooding at 11:39am 18th March 2020. 2-minute read.

87-year-old robbed & injured in Aylesbury

A man has been left with a cranial bleed after a robbery in Aylesbury town centre.

He was attacked after leaving a bookies last night (Tues) and also lost teeth in the attack.

The offender or offenders made off with his wallet, which had £10 and a bank card in it.

The victim had left a bookmakers in Kingsbury

What happened?

  • The incident happened between about 9.50pm and 10.10pm
  • The victim, an 87-year-old man, left Paddy Power bookmakers’ and was walking along Granville Street
  • An offender or offenders approached him from behind and hit him
  • He fell onto the pavement face first
  • His wallet containing a bank card and £10 was then stolen from him

The victim suffered a cranial bleed and also knocked out some teeth when he hit the ground.

He also suffered extensive swelling to the right hand side of his face.

He is currently receiving treatment in hospital.

No description of the offender or offenders is available at this time.

Investigator Hannah Mitchell of Aylesbury CID, said:

“This incident has left an elderly man with serious injuries, and I am appealing for anyone with any information relating to it to come forward and speak to us.

“If you witnessed this, or have any other details which you think could help us track down the person or persons responsible for this violent incident, I would urge you to get in touch by calling the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43200090463.”

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