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Elderly man on mobility scooter assaulted in Stamford

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An 83-year-old man on a mobility scooter has been assaulted in Stamford.

Police investigating the January 21 incident, which took place along Edinburgh Road in the town, have asked for witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman said: "On Monday, January 21 at around 11.05am, the man was riding his mobility scooter along Edinburgh Road in Stamford, near the junction of Sandringham Close when he was approached from behind by an unknown male and was assaulted.

"Three people came to the victim’s assistance, and we would like these people to contact us."

If you are one of the people who helped the man, or if you witnessed the assault please contact police in one of the following ways:

- By clicking on the email link control@lincs.pnn.police.uk; quoting reference 142 of January 28;

- Via the non-emergency number 101;

- Through the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or their website.

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