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Elderly man robbed at Glasgow Central station

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Detectives investigating a robbery at Glasgow Central station are today appealing for witnesses to get in touch. 
 
Shortly after 4.45pm on 7 July, a man in his seventies was speaking with a man by the Union Street entrance to the station. The elderly victim then walked down Union Street towards Argyle Street followed by the male he was talking with.

The man then wrestled with the victim, taking his wallet and running off in the direction of the Royal Scot pub. The man stole £200 in cash from the wallet. 

The suspect was white, around 50-years-old, of a stocky build, short grey hair and walked with a limp. He was wearing a grey pullover top and matching grey bottoms.

Officers are currently making a number of enquiries, including looking at CCTV from the area and would like to speak to any witnesses who may have seen the incident. Were you at Glasgow Central station and did you see what happened? Likewise, do you recognise anyone matching the above description? 

Anyone with information should contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 463 of 07/07/2018. Or you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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