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Doncaster pensioner punched and robbed in own home

An e-fit of the man wanted in connection with the Almond Avenue robbery.

An e-fit of the man wanted in connection with the Almond Avenue robbery.

Police are hunting a man who attacked and robbed a pensioner in his own home in Doncaster.

An e-fit of the man has been issued in relation to the raid at an address in Armthorpe, which happened between 5.45am and 6.10am on Sunday 9 March.

A 65-year-old man was at home in Almond Avenue when a man forced his way into the property. T

The suspect punched the victim several times, before leaving with a quantity of cash.

Following the attack, the victim was taken to hospital and treated for severe bruising to his face. He was discharged the same day.

The suspect is described as being white and aged between 18 and 25 years old.

He was at least 6ft tall and of a slim build, with grey or blue eyes, short black hair, sideburns and a trimmed beard.

He was wearing a grey army-style combat jacket, a black bandana and green and white headwear.

Anyone who recognises the man in the e-fit image, or who has information about the robbery, should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 278 of 9 March 2014.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

 

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