Appeal for information following robbery in Kendal Friday night
Written by John Williamson on 29/12/2018
Cumbria Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a robbery in Kendal on Friday night (28 Dec) during which the victim was also assaulted.
The robbery took place at around 9.20pm when the victim was walking through Yard 97 towards Highgate in Kendal.
He was then robbed by two men who kicked and punched him, leaving the victim was facial injuries.
The victim – a man in his early 20s – was taken to hospital to be checked over but has since been discharged. He was robbed of £40 during the incident.
The two men who carried out the robbery have been described as being in their mid-20s. One is described as white and around 5ft 6ins tall. He had blonde or fair hair and was wearing dark clothing.
The second is described as being of mixed race, of a similar height and was also wearing dark clothing. He was more stocky than the first.
Anyone with any information which could assist officers is urged to contact police referencing incident 249 of 28 December 2018.
Call non-emergency number: 101
Or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Always call in an emergency 999