Masked robbers punched victim to the ground in Sheffield

Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen, Sheffield
Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen, Sheffield

A gang of four masked robbers punched a man to the ground during a street robbery in Sheffield.

They struck on Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen, at 9.30pm on Sunday and a police hunt is now underway to track down the culprits.

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South Yorkshire Police said they targeted a man walking along the street and after punching him to the ground they stole his bag, which contained his mobile phone.

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The victim escaped with minor injuries.

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Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.