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Appeal for witnesses following robbery – Oxford

Alert message sent 04/11/2016 08:50:00

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Appeal for witnesses following robbery – Oxford
Thursday 03 November 2016

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Oxford.

The incident occurred on Tuesday (01/11) at around 9.30pm on the junction between Hollow Way and Crescent Road, Oxford.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was approached by a man from behind and threatened with a knife.

The offender stole the victim’s mobile phone and wallet, before leaving on a silver bike across Hollow Way towards the Slade.

The victim did not sustain any injuries.

The offender is described as a white man, aged in his thirties, with dark hair and a beard. He is 5ft 6ins and of a skinny build.  He was wearing a black beanie hat, a burgundy sports top with long sleeves and black tracksuit bottoms.

Investigating officer PC Eva Ramirez of Oxford Burglary Team, said: “I am encouraging anyone who has any information about this incident, who recognises the description of the man, or has seen anyone acting suspiciously around the area to get in touch by calling the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101.”

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.
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Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)

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