72-year-old robbed on Christmas

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A 72-year-old Eindhoven resident was robbed in his hometown on Christmas evening, Wednesday. Four young men threatened the man with a knife while he was walking his dog on the Lohengrinlaan near Cruijfcourt.The elderly man feared for his life when he handed over his wallet. The men pulled out the contents and threw away the wallet, after which they left on bikes.  The 72-year-old was very shaken, and first went looking for a police station, during which he also got lost. In the end he called the police from his home.


Police are still looking for four colored men, responsible for the robbery. One of the men was dressed in a red coat with white stripes. He had a knife. Another suspect wore a light blue coat, the other two perpetrators had dark coats.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the police.