Victim assaulted and robbed while walking in Clacton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Clacton. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Clacton. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT

A man was assaulted and robbed as he walked in Clacton in the early hours of Sunday.

The victim, in his 20s, was walking along St Andrews Road towards Wellesley Road around 2am when he was approached by a man.

The man, who was wearing a mask and gloves, demanded the victim’s belongings and stole a wallet and keys.

The victim was also assaulted and knocked to the ground.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Clacton CID on 101, quoting the crime reference number 42/16467/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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