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Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Slough

Alert message sent 01/05/2019 10:53:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

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

At 10.10am on Tuesday (30/4) the victim, a 79-year-old man, was walking along the tow path between Wexham Rd and Uxbridge Rd when he was grabbed from behind and dragged to the ground.

The offender demanded the victim’s watch and pulled it from his wrist.
The victim sustained cuts and bruises to his arms and legs and remained on the ground for ten minutes before walking home.

The offender is described as a mixed race man, in his early twenties. He is approximately 6ft tall and of muscular build, with short medium brown hair and no facial hair. He is described as speaking with a local accent.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Natalie Butler based at Slough police station said: “I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact police.

“Anyone with information that could help with this investigation can call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43190129031 or make a report online.

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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Aimee Hendley (Police, Corporate Communications Oficer, HQ South)

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