Clacton: Security guard fights robbers

A COUNCIL security guard fought back after two hooded men punched him in the face and demanded money.

The security guard was working for Tendring District Council in Clacton when he was approached by the robbers at 8.15pm on Christmas Day.

While he was checking the council’s building in Clay Hall, Wyndham Crescent, the young men wearing hooded tops demanded cash and hit him in the face. The security guard faugh back and the robbers ran off.

The attackers have been described as white, aged between 20 and 25, about 5ft 6ins or 5ft 7ins tall and with slim builds.

One of the men was wearing a blue Adidas hooded top and the other was wearing a grey hooded top and blue tracksuit bottoms.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Terry at Clacton CID on 0300 333 4444.

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