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Appeal for witnesses following robbery- Chesham


Dear Resident,


We are appealing for witnesses to a robbery that happened on Waterside in Chesham.

At around 5pm on Wednesday (8/5) a woman in her sixties, was walking on Waterside, between Trapps Lane and Moor Road, when a man run towards her at speed and grabbed her handbag. 

The woman was not injured but left shaken and upset. 

Officers have arrested a 40-year-old man from Aylesbury on suspicion of robbery. He remains in custody at this time.

We are investigating this robbery and we are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

We are aware of two people who may have witnessed this incident, who we would ask to get in touch with us. 

If you witnessed this incident, we would ask you to please contact us using our online form, or by calling 101 quoting reference 43240213406.

If you do not wish to speak to the police please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and they will take your information 100% anonymously.




Thames Valley Police

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