A MAN was punched to the ground in a vicious attack in Cradley.

The victim, in his 60s, was treated in hospital for injuries to his face and arm after the attack during an attempted robbery in Beecher Road East at 5.45am on Saturday (February 20).

Police are investigating and have appealed for witnesses to get in touch.

The man was approached by two men in their 40s who demanded he hand over his car keys.

One punched him in the face, knocking him to the ground, before the pair fled empty handed.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Anyone with information can contact us via live chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk, 8am to midnight, or call 101 anytime.

"Alternatively to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

"Please quote crime number 20DY/48951M/21."