Witnesses sought over Sheffield robbery

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A YOUNG man was attacked by three thugs who stole his mobile phone during a robbery in Sheffield.

The 23-year-old victim was set upon at around 9.30pm on Monday as he walked along Middlewood Road, in Middlewood, near to the tram stop.

Two of his attackers are described as being black or Afro-Carribean, and one white.

All three were in their late teens.

The robbers are believed to have taken the victim’s phone before fleeing in the direction of the Winn Gardens estate.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident 1336 of July 23, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.