West Midlands Police have released a CCTV image of four men they would like to speak to.

A 64-year-old man was forced to hand over £20 to a robber to retrieve his phone moments after he was threatened at knifepoint.

West Midlands Police said the 64-year-old was waiting for public transport at Dudley bus station when he was targeted at around 12.30am on Sunday, January 5.

One man threatened him with a blade and grabbed the phone off him

But the victim managed to get his phone back after handing over £20, a spokesman for the force revealed.

CCTV images of four men police would like to speak to has since been released.

An online appeal reads: “Do you recognise any of these four men?

“We’re investigating a robbery at Dudley bus station at 12.30am on Sunday, January 5, while a 64-year-old man was waiting for a bus.

“Four men approached him, produced a knife and grabbed his phone off him. He managed to get his phone back, but only after handing over £20, before they escaped.

“Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime.

“Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote crime reference 20DY/4595N/20.”



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