Man in his 60s is robbed and pushed into the canal

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 60s was robbed and pushed into the canal at Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent, at around 2.30pm today (Dec 1).

The man was helped out of the water and was in shock but is recovering from his ordeal.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 451 of December 1.