Man hit with wooden bat in Norwich street robbery

King Street, Norwich. Photo: Geraldine Scott

King Street, Norwich. Photo: Geraldine Scott - Credit: Geraldine Scott

A man has been hit with a wooden bat during a robbery in Norwich.

It happened shortly after 11.30pm on Wednesday December 13, when the victim, a man aged in his 50s, was walking along King Street in the city.

He was hit on the shoulder from behind and then struck on his head with what was described as a wooden bat. Two men then demanded money and stole around £200 from the victim's wallet.

The victim suffered a minor head injury and was left feeling distressed.

The suspects are described as being white, aged in their 20s, with one wearing a black hooded top and the other wearing all grey clothing.

Anyone who may have seen the incident, or anyone with information, should contact Det Con Chris Edwards at Norwich CID on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.