WATCH: Appeal as Wolverhampton pensioner attacked on his doorstep

By Dayna Farrington | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

Footage has been released showing the moment an elderly man was attacked and robbed at his Wolverhampton home.

Police have released footage of the attack

The 73-year-old was opening his porch door in Park Lane when he was thrown to the ground by an unknown man.

The victim tried to call for help when another man stopped him and forced him back into the house.

WATCH the video here:

Wolverhampton pensioner attacked on his doorstep

The two men searched the property before fleeing with the pensioner's phone and money.

Days later, two women returned his phone – and police believe they may have information about the men who carried out the attack.

The incident took place at around 3pm on December 8 and West Midlands Police has now released CCTV footage showing both the attack and the two women returning to the property days later.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting incident number 20WV/289836A/19.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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