Tayside and Central Scotland

Man attacked and robbed in wheelchair in Broughty Ferry

Police are investigating after a man was attacked and robbed in his wheelchair in Broughty Ferry.

The 52-year-old was on King Street at about 21:00 on Monday when he was approached by a man who assaulted him and took his shopping bag from the back of the wheelchair.

The suspect is described as being 5ft 7in tall, in his early 20s, with dark hair and facial hair. He was wearing a dark hooded top and blue joggers.

Officers have appealed for witnesses.

The victim suffered minor injuries. The shopping bag was recovered a short time later.

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