Gang of 10 thugs beat terrified man in vicious robbery near Sheffield

A gang of up to 10 thugs beat a terrified man during a vicious robbery near a cash point.

Thursday, 12th April 2018, 12:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th April 2018, 12:11 pm
Swallownest High Street.

The victim, a 22-year-old man, withdrew some money from an ATM in Swallownest High Street when he was attacked by a large group of men.

READ MORE: Council contractors blamed for major gas leak in Sheffield streetA South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "A group of eight to ten men, dressed in dark clothing and face coverings, are believed to have threatened a 22-year-old man before punching and kicking him after he withdrew cash from an ATM on High Street.

READ MORE: Homes evacuated in Sheffield after major gas leak"They stole his bag and ran away in the direction of the Swallownest Co-op, leaving the alleged victim with minor facial injuries that did not require medical treatment."

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Police are now appealing for information about the incident, which happened on Saturday, April 7, at 9.30pm.

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