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 second man was injured when they were targeted by attackers on a motorcycle.
Showers fading tonight and turning more settled tomorrow.
Showers. Chilly overnight. Sunny spells on Monday.