Do you know who punched a man with learning difficulties and stole his phone in Mablethorpe?

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

DC Becky Fowler is appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Mablethorpe yesterday (February 2).

Between 2.45pm and 3pm on Tuesday February 2, a 35 year-old man with learning difficulties was waiting for a bus on Seacroft Road when he was approached by a man, who demanded his phone.

The offender punched the victim and then stole the phone, a white Nokia Lumia 720, before running off along Seacroft Road towards the High Street.

The only description available of the offender is that it was a white male in a black coat.

• Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information, is asked to contact DC Fowler on 101, quoting incident number 267 of February 2.