Man robbed in Knebworth by Halloween masked gang

A MAN was left shaken and bruised after being robbed by a gang, two of which were wearing Halloween masks.

The victim, a 20-year-old local man, was approached by a group of four, who tripped the victim over and punched him in the face. He suffered a cut lip and swelling to his left eye.

It happened at about 1.15am on Thursday on London Road, Knebworth.

Two of the offenders were wearing Halloween masks – one a skeleton, and the other a clown. The other two had scarves covering their faces.

They made off with a small amount of money and the victim’s mobile phone.

Police are appealing for more information into the incident.

Anyone who can help is asked to call the Herts Police non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number G1/12/2721, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.