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.
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the death of 21-year-old Reuben Morris-Laing earlier this week.
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