Man attacked with slab of concrete in uckfield
By benjs1 | Saturday, August 13, 2011, 13:18
An Uckfield man was the victim of a vicious attack and
Police are searching for two men after a vicious attack in Uckfield
robbery in Hunters Way on Monday August 8th.
The 47-year-old man was grabbed around the neck, pushed to
the ground and then hit on the side of the face with a lump of concrete. His
attackers then stole money from him before heading off in the direction of The
Drive. The attack happened at 4.20pm.
The robbery happened at the intersection of three forks on a
pathway. One of the forks heads into Hunters Way, one heads towards The Mount
and the other leads towards "The Cage".
There were two attackers. One was described as aged 17-18,
about 5 foot 9 inches tall with a deep sun-tan, wearing black trainers and dark
blue trousers. The second attacker was described as white, about 20 years-old,
and about 5 foot 11 inches tall. He was slim and wearing a black hoody, with
two light coloured pin stripes along the arms.
A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "We are in the
early stages of this investigation and while forensic and CCTV enquiries
continue we ask for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may know
something about it to make contact."
If anyone has any information regarding this incident please
call 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 1646 09/08/2011 or the independent charity
Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.