Man attacked and Robbed on the Isle of Wight

Police investigating after a 22 year-old man was robbed at the County Ground in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight last night.

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Shortly after 6:30pm the victim was chased by two men at the football pitch on Green Lane. He was assaulted and the men then stole a Samsung tablet, a silver men’s bracelet, and his coat. The victim was not seriously hurt and was left with a cut lip. He is now recovering at home. One of the men was carrying a knife, but the victim was not directly threatened or assaulted with this.

He described the men as:

Aged between 18 and 25 years-old
Skinny build.
The first man was at least 6ft tall, his arms appeared to be long, and he was wearing a black balaclava and a grey hooded top with the hood up.
The second man was shorter and was carrying the knife. He was wearing a navy blue coloured balaclava and a dark hooded top with the hood pulled up.
If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘44170289473’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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