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Police release CCTV footage after pensioner punched during attempted robbery in Mapperley


Police have issued CCTV footage of a man police they would like to speak to after a pensioner was assaulted during an attempted robbery in Mapperley.

Officers are investigating after a 76-year-old man is believed to have been punched in the face in an attempt to steal his wallet in Woodborough Road, Mapperley.

Police say they were called at around 9.30pm on January 27 after the suspect attempted to steal his wallet in an alleyway.

The victim was knocked to the ground and the wallet was dropped; his glasses were knocked off his face during the struggle.

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A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “The man we would like to speak to in connection with the incident is described as white, late teens to early 20’s, of a slim build and was dressed in dark clothing.

“If anyone has any information, please call us on 101, quoting incident number 859 of 27 January 2018.

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