Visually impaired pensioner attacked public raise nearly 50K

Members of the public have raised nearly £50,000 for a visually impaired pensioner who was pushed to the ground and demanded money from him. .

67-year-old Alan Barnes cannot believe the generosity following his attempted mugging.

Mr Barnes, is only is 5 foot 6ins tall and six stone was pushed to the ground and suffered a broken collarbone after robber demanded cash he did not have.