Man in his 70s assaulted

Date published: 18 April 2019

A man in his 70s was assaulted near to the Londis Store on Halifax Road, Rochdale at around 5.15pm on Saturday 30 March 2019.

As a result of the attack, the victim, who is in his 70s, fell to the ground, which caused bruising to his face. 

The offender is described as an Asian male, aged 15-19 and of a slim build. He is also described as having short black hair and around 5ft 7inches tall. 

He was wearing a black jumper and blue jeans at the time of the incident. 

Anyone with any information about the assault should contact police on 0161 856 4557 or 101 quoting incident number 1777 of 30/3/19. 

Information can be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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