Man in 60s grabbed, punched and robbed in churchyard in Diss

Police appeal.
Police appeal.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed while walking through a churchyard in Diss.

The incident happened at about 6.30pm on Monday August 21. The victim, a man in his 60s, walked through St Mary’s Church when he was approached by a man who grabbed and punched him before stealing between £200 & £300 in cash and a bank card from the victim’s pocket.

The suspect is described as white, aged between 19 and 20 years old, about 6ft 2 and was wearing a woolly hat.

Norfolk Constabulary are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed a man acting suspiciously in the area around the time stated.

Anyone with information should contact T/Detective Constable Angela Tolson at Norwich CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.