Man punched twice in the head in alleged attempted robbery
A man was punched from behind as he was leaving a supermarket in what police believe was an attempted robbery.
The victim was walking out of the Co-op store on Marlborough Street in Devonport at around 3.25pm this afternoon when two males attacked him.
One of them allegedly punched him in the side of the head while the other hit him on the back of his skull.
The victim told police he believed they were trying to steal his mobile phone which he had in his hand.
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The attackers ran off before the victim could get a good look at them.
He says one was wearing a dark tracksuit while the other wore dark jeans and dark top.
He believes they had been queuing behind him in the shop.
Police say investigations are on-going.