Sickening moment muggers use metal bar to brutally beat elderly man

Sickening moment muggers use metal bar to brutally beat man with a walking stick and drag him to the ground as he waited at bus stop

  • A man with a walking stick was brutally beaten with a metal bar by two men  
  • The muggers approach him demanding cash and searching his pockets
  • A passer-by comes to his aid and the muggers flee the scene empty-handed

A man was brutally battered with a metal bar by two muggers trying to rob him.

CCTV show the victim, a man with a walking stick aged in his 50s, waiting at a bus stop in the Bordesley Green area of Birmingham, back on July 28.

The clip shows two men approaching him, one dressed in a black jacket with white stripes and the other in a blue jacket wearing the hood up. 

They demanded cash and tried to search his pockets but he fell to the ground.

CCTV has been released showing a man with a walking stick aged in his 50s being brutally attacked by two thugs while waiting at a bus stop in the Bordesley Green area of Birmingham, back on July 28

In the shocking footage, the men kick him and beat with a metal bar.

The man can be seen being dragged along the pavement as drivers passing by do nothing to help.

One passer-by eventually comes to his aid and the muggers flee the scene empty-handed before making their getaway in a white car.

The victim suffered a cut to his head and West Midlands Police spokesperson told MailOnline, the victim: ‘was taken to A&E for treatment and released from hospital the same day.’

The clip shows two men approaching him, one dressed in a black jacket with white stripes and the other in a blue jacket wearing the hood up

The man can be seen being dragged along the pavement as drivers passing by do nothing to help. One passer-by eventually comes to his aid

The muggers flee the scene empty-handed before making their getaway in a white car

Police have released the shocking video to with the hope of finding the thugs.  

They said: ‘Police want to trace this pair after a man with a walking stick was kicked and hit with a metal bar during an attempted robbery.

‘The victim was standing at a bus stop along Bordesley Green when he was approached by two men who demanded cash.

‘They tried to search the pockets of the man, aged in his 50s, who fell to the floor. He was then attacked and struck with the bar which caused a cut to his head.

‘The assault only stopped when a member of the public intervened and the attackers fled empty handed.’

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