POLICE in Barry are appealing for information following a town centre robbery yesterday afternoon, Thursday, June 25.

A 62 year-old man was attacked as he walked in a lane between Lombard Street and Regent Street at approximately 1.25pm.

An envelope containing a large amount of cash was stolen from his back pocket – as he turned around to confront the robber, he was kicked in the stomach which caused him significant pain.


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The person responsible is described as being 18 to 20 years-old, approximately 5ft 10 with a slim build, and of Asian appearance, wearing black face mask, a dark ‘NY’ baseball cap, dark t-shirt and jeans.

Anybody who believes they may have seen the incident or may know the person responsible, should contact 101 immediately and give reference *224479.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.