Man ambushed by gang at cash machine in Rotherham suburb

A man was ambushed by a gang of up to 10 men as he used a cash machine in Rotherham.

The 22-year-old was approached by between eight and 10 men as he used a cash machine on High Street, Swallownest, at 9.30pm on Saturday, April 7.

High Street, Swallownest

High Street, Swallownest

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South Yorkshire Police said the men, who wore dark clothing and face coverings, threatened the victim before punching and kicking him after he withdrew cash from an ATM.

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They stole his bag and fled in the direction of Swallownest Co-op, leaving the victim with facial injuries.

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Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 1,182 of April 7.