Police in Plymouth have issued an urgent appeal after an elderly man was robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight in his own back garden.
The victim was in the back garden of his Melrose Avenue property in Pennycross when he was suddenly approached by a man wielding a knife.
The offender, who is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall and of medium build, demanded money from the victim before fleeing on foot.
The incident happened at around 1.15pm on Tuesday, October 22.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police by calling 101, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting crime reference CR/095539/19.