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Appeal for witnesses following a robbery on Howard Avenue Slough

Alert message sent 09/05/2017 09:13:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

We are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Slough.
At around 4.40pm on Friday (5/5) the victim, a 15-year-old school boy was riding his mountain bike along the left hand side of Howard Avenue towards Hungerford Avenue.
He stopped momentarily to put his headphones on when he was approached by two male youths who shouted to him to get off his bike.
The victim was then grabbed and pushed to the ground. Both offenders made off from Hungerford Avenue towards Bryant Avenue. The victim chased them but lost sight of the offenders on Granville Avenue.
They are both described as Asian males aged between 14 and 16-years-old, of a slim build, with short black hair and around 6ft tall. One male was wearing a grey hooded top with a black polka dot pattern and the other was wearing all black.
Investigating officer, Fiona Macleod from Slough Local CID said: “We are conducting a full investigation into this incident where a black and red Scott Frame Mountain Bike was stolen and would like to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard anything on Friday around 4.40pm in the area.
“You can contact me via the Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting reference number '43170129820'. Alternatively, if you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 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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Olivia Healey (Police, Comms, Forcewide)

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