Man in his 50s attacked and wallet stolen in Taunton street

A MAN in his 50s had his arms held while thieves stole his wallet in a Taunton street.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, in Station Road, at just after midnight on Sunday, August 2.

The victim was walking along Station Road when he was approached by three men.

“Two of them grabbed the victim’s arms and took his black leather wallet,” said an Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson.

“It contained a quantity of cash, bank cards and identification.

“The offenders left the scene in the direction of the railway station.”

They are described as white, in their 40s and were wearing dark clothes and baseball caps.

Anyone who saw what happened, or may have dashcam footage from Station Road at about that time, should contact police on 101 and give reference number 5220172695.

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