Man robbed in Tredworth

15 September 2010, 11:02 | Updated: 15 September 2010, 11:25

Police in Gloucester are appealing for information after a man was robbed in Tredworth High Street last Friday.

It happened at around 1.40pm, when 37-year-old was carrying £400 of shop takings in a rucksack to the post office.

He was approached by two men and pushed to the floor, took the bag of money and ran off down the side of the Golden Heart pub towards the Laurels.

Tredworth cctvA CCTV image of the two suspects in Barton Street just before the robbery has been released and the public are being urged to get in contact with police if they recognise the men or have any information about the incident.

The first offender is described as a white man and around 5ft 11ins tall. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and a black hooded top. The second offender is described as a black man in black clothing.

Detective Constable Gareth Hughes, officer-in-charge of the case, said:

“The victim was left with bumps and bruises and badly shaken from the incident.

“If you were in the area at the time and can recall anything suspicious please call us on 0845 090 1234 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting incident 210 of September 10.”