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Elderly man injured in fall after thug snatches his walking stick to use as a weapon in Kilburn

PUBLISHED: 16:28 03 February 2014 | UPDATED: 17:00 03 February 2014

The man had his walking stick snatched outside Argos in Kilburn (pic credit: Google Streeview)

The man had his walking stick snatched outside Argos in Kilburn (pic credit: Google Streeview)

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An elderly man suffered head injuries after falling over when a thug snatched his walking stick to use as a weapon during a street fight in Kilburn.

The man had his walking stick snatched outside Argos in Kilburn (pic credit: Google Streeview)The man had his walking stick snatched outside Argos in Kilburn (pic credit: Google Streeview)

Horrified shoppers witnessed the victim tumble to the ground after his walking aid was grabbed outside Argos in Kilburn High Road.

The man then used the stick to attack another male.

The incident happened on January 16 at around noon but the details have only been released by the police today as part of an appeal.

Officers are appealing for the victim, who was wearing a grey hooded top and jeans, and any witnesses to come forward.

The man who snatched the stick is black, aged between 20 and 25 years old, approximately 5ft 5ins tall and was wearing all black clothing

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Skowronon 0208 733 3143 or 101. Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111


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