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By Cam Lucadou-Wells

A commuter has been followed from Springvale railway station and mugged by a pair of males on 9 July.

The 22-year-old Noble Park man ran from his assailants through Springvale’s side-streets about 10.45pm, Greater Dandenong CIU detectives say.

They caught up to him in Villa Road, demanding his personal possessions including his i-Phone.

They pushed him to the ground. As he tried to escape, they punched him twice to the face.

His i-Phone and a small amount of cash were stolen.

The victim suffered swelling to his face from the attack.

He was picked up by a family member and driven to Springvale police station to report the crime.

The robbers were described as African and about 180 centimetres.

One wore a black hoodie pulled down over his face and black sports pants.

The other wore a white hoodie pulled down over his face and black sports pants.

Any information to Greater Dandenong CIU on 9767 7487 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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