Gang of 10 thugs beat terrified man in vicious robbery near Sheffield

A gang of up to 10 thugs beat a terrified man during a vicious robbery near a cash point.

Thursday, 12th April 2018, 12:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th April 2018, 12:11 pm
Swallownest High Street.

The victim, a 22-year-old man, withdrew some money from an ATM in Swallownest High Street when he was attacked by a large group of men.

READ MORE: Council contractors blamed for major gas leak in Sheffield streetA South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "A group of eight to ten men, dressed in dark clothing and face coverings, are believed to have threatened a 22-year-old man before punching and kicking him after he withdrew cash from an ATM on High Street.

READ MORE: Homes evacuated in Sheffield after major gas leak"They stole his bag and ran away in the direction of the Swallownest Co-op, leaving the alleged victim with minor facial injuries that did not require medical treatment."

Police are now appealing for information about the incident, which happened on Saturday, April 7, at 9.30pm.