Man, 59, robbed near Huntingdon town centre hotel

14:24 29 January 2014

Police car.

Police car.

Archant

A 59-year-old man was attacked in Huntingdon town centre on Thursday (January 23).

The man was close to the George Hotel, in George Street, at about 11.45pm when he was hit several times by a man walking along the road.

He suffered minor injuries in the attack and his suit bag was stolen.

The robber, described as white, medium build, about 5ft 10in, between 25 and 35, was wearing a woollen hat, dark fleece and dark trousers.

Detective constable Karin Peters said: “We know there were people in the area at the time of the robbery and I would urge them to get in touch.

“This was a nasty crime and it is important we trace the man responsible.”

INFORMATION: Anyone with information should contact DC Peters on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 19:33
Road works

Planning to travel in the next few days, check out the Highways Agency’s list of roadworks in the East of England

Yesterday, 16:01

A 20-year-old motorist was found to be five times over the drug drive limit after leading police on a high-speed pursuit through Huntingdonshire.

Yesterday, 15:08
Sam and Alyssa Newland, Hannah and Louise Potter, Debbie Townsend, Ian Jackson, and Nathan Potter.

Youngsters being treated at Hinchingbrooke Hospital were in for a sweet surprise on August 24, when more than 700 chocolate bars were delivered to Holly Ward.

Yesterday, 12:00
Rebecca Durham from St Neots, appealing for chickenpox vaccination

After losing her daughter at nine-months-old to chickenpox, Rebecca Durham has joined a campaign for all children to be given a vaccination to fight the infectious disease.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up