Pensioner, 83, robbed of large sum of money in Dundee street attack

An 83-year-old man has been followed and robbed of a large sum of money in a street attack.

An 83-year-old man was attacked in Dundee.
An 83-year-old man was attacked in Dundee.

The pensioner was assaulted after being pursued from a bus stop in Harcourt Street, Dundee, at 1.30pm on Wednesday.

The attacker made off with a four-figure sum of cash, police said.

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The elderly man was left badly shaken by the daylight incident but was not hurt.

Officers have appealed to the public for information and have issued a description of a man they want to trace.

He is described as being around 30 and 6ft with a slim build and a grey beard.

He was wearing black trousers, a black top and a woollen tammy hat.

The man was seen running off along a path at the play park on Moncur Crescent, leading to Marryat Street.