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Man punched in face in attempted mugging

By Jon_Bayley  |  Posted: January 14, 2013

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Police in Plymouth are looking for a man responsible for a robbery in the city which happened in the small hours.

The victim, a 20-year-old local man, was walking along Exeter Street in the direction of Cattedown opposite the Texaco garage on Saturday January 12 when he was approached by the suspect.

The suspect asked the victim for his wallet before grabbing the victims bag and punching him in the face.

The suspect then fled empty handed, towards Sutton Road.

The man police are looking for is described as white, 18-20 years old. 5ft 9-6ft 1ins tall and of slim build.

He had short cropped brown hair and was wearing a grey tracksuit with the hood up.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting crime reference.

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