Man suffers head injury and shopping stolen in street attack

An investigation is underway after a man was attacked on Old Brumby Street in Scunthorpe.

Officers were called to the incident at around 11.50pm on Tuesday November 23.

The man was approached from behind and assaulted.

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He consistent head injuries and was taken to hospital to receive medical treatment.

The force say that the unknown man fled the scene and had taken the victim’s shopping.

Officers have released a description of the speculate who is white, approximately 5ft 6 inches tall, has balding hair and is of stocky build.

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A man was assaulted on Old Brumby Street in Scunthorpe on Tuesday by an unknown male. Police are seeking any information which could help with their invesitgation.

He was also said to be wearing workman’s clothing at the time of the assault.

The force are now seeking information to help with their enquiries.

Humberside Police said: “An investigation is currently current after we received reports of an assault on Tuesday November 23 at approximately 11.50pm.

“It is reported that a man was walking on Old Brumby Street, Scunthorpe when he was approached from behind by an unknown man and assaulted.

“The unknown man fled the scene and is believed to have taken the victims shopping.

“The victim consistent an injury to his head and was taken to hospital to receive medical treatment.

“Thankfully, his injuries aren’t thought to be serious.

“The unknown man is described as white and approximately 5ft 6 inches tall.

“The man was reported to have balding hair and of stocky build. He is also reported to have been wearing workman’s clothing.

“We are alluring for anybody with information who may have witnessed the incident to contact us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting investigation reference 16/115821/21.”

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