Man suffers ‘serious head injury’ after being robbed in Royston
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A man in his 50s suffered a “serious head injury” after being robbed by a group of people in Royston.
Police today appealed for witnesses after the attack at around 9.30pm on Thursday, May 17.
The victim had alighted a train from London at Royston station when he was approached by an “unknown number of people”. He was then knocked to the floor and had cash taken from his wallet.
A police spokeswoman said: “The victim, in his 50s, made his way home where he then became unwell. He was taken to hospital where scans revealed he had suffered a bleed on the brain.
“He remains in hospital where he is awaiting an operation.”
Sergeant Will Ainsworth, who is investigating, said: “My team and I are conducting enquiries and doing all we can to establish exactly what happened.
“We appealing to anyone who was in the area surrounding the train station at the time stated.”
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Anyone with information can contact officers by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling police via non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference G4/18/436.
Editor’s note (May 31): An earlier version of this article, based on the original appeal issued by police, incorrectly described the incident as happening on Thursday, May 24. Police issued a correction to their witness appeal on May 31, giving the correct date of May 17.