Man beaten up and robbed while pitching tent in South Yorkshire

A man was beaten up and robbed while pitching a tent at a South Yorkshire lake.

Friday, 13th January 2017, 9:05 am
Updated Friday, 13th January 2017, 9:11 am
Police probe into robbery underway

The 39-year-old was pitching a tent at Manvers Lake, Wath-Upon-Dearne, Rotherham, when he was approached by three men, who punched him in his face and body before stealing two JD Sports bags containing his belongings.

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The men were white, of an average build and all wore tracksuits.

Witnesses to the incident at 3pm on Tuesday should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.