Cyclist had spanner held to head during theft
A MAN has been assaulted by four people and had his phone and money stolen in Cirencester.
The robbery happened on Wednesday, May 1, at about 8.30am, at the Watermoor parish hall off Trinity Road, Cirencester
The 53-year-old man was riding his bike into the car park when he was approached from behind by four men who got out of a white car, described as either a VW Golf or an Audi.
They knocked him to the ground and held a spanner to his head to keep him down as they kicked him in the stomach and leg, before taking the cash and iphone from his pockets.
The men then got back into their car and fled the scene.
The victim suffered minor injuries but did not need medical attention.
The offenders are described by police as white men aged between 30 and 40.
PC Claire Grant said: “I believe this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the wider community.
“Members of the public should ensure that they are aware of what is going on around them and report any suspicious activity to police.”
Anyone with information about this interview is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 70 of May 1.