Blind man is head-butted and robbed of his cigarettes in Kingswood town centre

police carPolice are appealing for witnesses after a blind man was robbed in Kingswood.

The incident took place yesterday on Downend Road at 00.05am. The victim, a 53-year-old man, was walking home when he was approached by a number of men.  One asked him for a cigarette before grabbing his jacket.

The victim was then head-butted in the face, causing him to fall to the ground. His pockets were searched and a packet of cigarettes stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 and quote crime reference number 5216204396.