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William Hopkins from Birmingham was left with a fractured jaw after being beaten and robbed.
He was returning to his home in Gooch Street when he was attacked.
The 78-year-old pensioner tells ITV Central of his injuries.
A 78-year-old pensioner was left with a fractured jaw after being beaten and robbed outside his home in Birmingham last week.
William Hopkins was taken to City Road Hospital following the attack.
This was an unprovoked, vicious and cowardly attack against a pensioner who was going about his own business. The pictures show how horrific his injuries were and we want to hear from anyone who has any information about what happened.
West Midlands Police have released a photo of a 78-year-old pensioner who was beaten and robbed outside his home in Birmingham last weekend.
William Hopkins suffered a fractured jaw following the attack.
His wallet was stolen along with his late wife's memorial card.
Mr Hopkins, said: "It was such a shocking attack and I don't remember much about what happened."
"As well as being left with a fractured jaw which means I can hardly eat, I also missed the remembrance parade on Sunday which is something I look forward to every year."
A pensioner was left with a fractured jaw after being beaten and robbed.
William Hopkins, 78, was attacked last weekend outside his Birmingham home.
He was returning to his home in Gooch Street when he was attacked from behind and knocked to the ground.
His wallet containing bank cards and £40 cash was stolen, along with his late wife's memorial card.
Mr Hopkins was taken to City Road Hospital for treatment following the robbery which happened around 8pm on Saturday 10th November.
West Midlands Police are appealing for information.
The daughter of a murdered pensioner has described the person who attacked her mother as 'scum.'
Emma Winnall who was 93, was beaten in her bed by an intruder, exactly three months ago today.
She suffered a fractured skull and a partially severed finger, she later died from her injuries in hospital.
Two people arrested in connection with her death were released without charge.
This morning her daughter joined police to re-appeal for information that might lead to the attacker being caught.
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The woman, 56, and the man, 28, were arrested at their home in the Hall Green area of Birmingham just before 6.30am yesterday.
They were taken to a police station in the West Midlands for questioning and bailed with instructions to return at a date in July.
The 93-year-old widow was attacked in her bed overnight between Monday 30 April and Tuesday 1 May.
A reward of up to £5,000 has been offered by the independent charity Crimestoppers for anyone who contacts them with information which leads to the arrest and conviction of Emma's attacker.
Two people arrested on suspicion of assaulting Moseley pensioner, Emma Winnall, have been released on police bail.
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