Man has cash stolen after being restrained by robbers in Rushden

A man was robbed in Rushden on Tuesday morning

A man was robbed in Rushden on Tuesday morning

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A 35-year-old man was robbed as he walked along Wellingborough Road, Rushden, at about 9am on Tuesday morning (June 24).

The man was near the junction with Brookfield Road when he was approached by a man and woman.

The man held the victim’s arm behind his back while the woman stole money from his wallet. He was then pushed over and the offenders ran off along Brookfield Road.

The male robber was white, 20 to 25 years-old, 5ft 8in, of medium build, with cropped dark hair, wearing a beige short sleeved tee-shirt and jeans.

The woman was black, 20 to 25 years-old, 5ft 4in, of medium build, with shoulder length dark hair and wearing an orange top and blue jeans.

The victim had a small amount of cash stolen and received minor injuries from being pushed over.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.