Doncaster man falls victim to mugger

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

Police have launched a witness appeal after a 41-year-old man was mugged in Doncaster.

Between 3.40am and 4.10am on Sunday, June 21 the 41-year-old was walking along Bentley Road, heading from Doncaster town centre towards Bentley.

An unknown man is believed to have approached the victim, asking him for money.

He refused and walked away but was chased by the suspect.

The 41-year-old fell to the floor and the unknown man is alleged to snatched the victim’s wallet, before fleeing the scene in the direction of Bentley High Street.

The suspect is described as being white, around 30-year-old, with greased back hair that is believed to have been in a ponytail.

He was reportedly wearing a white shirt and a blue jacket.

If you witnessed the incident or have information that could assist officers, call 101 quoting incident number 246 of June 21 2015.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.