Robbery victim assaulted on Mansfield street

Mansfiel;d Wood Street-St Johns Street Police cordon.
Mansfiel;d Wood Street-St Johns Street Police cordon.

POLICE are investigating a robbery on a Mansfield street during which a motorcyclist on his way to work was assaulted.

The incident happened at 6am this morning (Wednesday 21 December) on Wood Street, when the man - who was pushing his motorbike at the time due to a puncture - was approached by two other men.

They assaulted him and took his work bag, making off through the grounds of the nearby Beacon Project, where they discarded personal items from the victim’s bag.

These items have been recovered by police.

The victim was taken to Kings Mill Hospital with facial injuries and has now been released.

Wood Street was closed following the incident while police enquiries were carried out.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any further information to assist the investigation is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.