Disabled Man Attacked and robbed in City cente Park in Southampton

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Police are appealing for information about a robbery that took place in Palmerston Park, Southampton, on Thursday, August 4.

The 54-year-old male victim, who uses crutches to walk, was approached by two men in Above Bar Street at around 3pm.

He was escorted to a secluded spot in the park, where one of the males threatened him with a knife and demanded he hand over his watch and wallet.

The man then took the items from the victim and ran off with the other man, who, it is believed, had been acting as a lookout. They ran across the park towards Debenhams.

The first man is described as being:

-Of mixed race
-18 – 25-years-old
-Between 5ft 8ins to 6ft tall
-Of average build
-Short dark hair
-Wore a dark blue jacket with a grey hooded top underneath.

The second man is described as being:

-Taller than the first man
-Short black hair
-Wore a red t-shirt

Did you see the victim and these two men near the EBB and Flow Café Bar in Above Bar Street, or in Palmerston Park? Do you know who did this?

Police are appealing for anyone who saw this happened, or saw the three men together, to call us on 101, quoting 44160291358.