Appeal for man who attacked pensioner

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POLICE are searching for a man who carried out an apparently unprovoked attack on a pensioner in Worksop.

The 66-year-old man was pushed over a garden wall and then struck over the head with a shoe in Valley Road, at around 8.45am on Monday 10th January.

His attacker fled when two witnesses intervened.

The offender is described as a white male, aged 35-40, of stocky build. He had dark hair and was unshaven.

He was wearing a black bobble hat, black sip-up hooded top, black trousers and black or dark-coloured boots.

Police suspect that the offender is local and possibly lives in the Raines Avenue area.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or believes they know who carried out the attack is asked to telephone PC Faye Clayson on 0300 300 99 99, ext 807 7561. Alternatively call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.