Police want to trace two men after a man with a walking stick was kicked and hit with a metal bar during an attempted robbery in Bordesley Green in Birmingham.
The victim was standing at a bus stop along Bordesley Green when he was approached by two men who demanded cash.
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They tried to search the pockets of the man, aged in his 50s, who fell to the floor. He was then attacked and struck with the bar which caused a cut to his head.
The assault only stopped when a member of the public intervened and the attackers fled empty handed.