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Police seek witnesses of Birmingham attack

Police have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to regarding an attack in the city centre of Birmingham.

Police want to speak to these men in relation to a street robbery Credit: West Midlands Police

Three individuals grabbed the man and dragged him to a nearby canal towpath, before allegedly assaulting him in an attempt to get his pin number. They then stole his bank cards.

The attack took place in the early hours of 9 July in Gas Street.

The attackers are described as three black men in their mid-twenties.

The man suffered swelling and cuts to his face and body following the assault.

Officers investigating the attack have viewed CCTV and are now releasing these images in the hope someone will recognise the offenders and call us. This was a sustained and un-necessarily violent assault and I am appealing for anyone who has information or anyone who knows who the men are to come forward."

– DC Mark Timmins from Birmingham Central

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.