Elderly man grievously injured after being pushed by man during theft incident

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An elderly man was grievously injured after he and his wife were victims of a theft.

The incident occurred on Saturday evening at around 7.30 in Nicolo Isouard Street, in Sliema.

An unidentified man approached the 91-year old man and his 87-year old wife, both Sliema residents, grabbed a necklace from the woman’s neck and pushed over the man who fell on the ground.

A hospital medical team assisted the man who was taken to Mater Dei for further treatment. He was later on certified to be suffering from grievous injuries.

The Police are investigating the case.