Pensioner Robbed of 5k Rolex Watch and Lighter as he sat on Bench

pensioner robbed of 5k rolex watch and lighter as he sat on bench

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Lymington, New Forest.

At around 11am on Tuesday, October 18, the 70-year-old victim was sat on a bench on St Thomas Street, near St Thomas Church, when he was approached from behind by two men.

Rolex Stolen

The men stole a Rolex watch worth around £4,500, and a gold Dupont cigarette lighter, worth around £700.

Both men then fled the scene.

One of the men was described as wearing a red top and grey jogging bottoms.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or saw two men speaking with an elderly man in the area at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44160393332, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.