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Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Banbury

Alert message sent 02/05/2019 14:43:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

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

At around 9am on Monday (29/4) the victim, a 39-year-old woman, was walking on a path between Howard Road and School View when she was pushed from behind by an unknown man on a bicycle. A second offender, who was also on a bicycle, then took her mobile phone and cycled past, exiting in the direction of Old School Place. 

The first offender is described as an Asian man, in his late twenties, of large build and had black short greasy hair with a train track style design shaved into his head. He was wearing a black tracksuit top and bottoms.

The second offender, who stole the mobile phone, is described as short and of slim build. He was wearing a dark blue hoody with the hood covering his face and was riding a black mountain bike.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting 43190127881.

Reports can also be made online, or you can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 for 100% anonymity.
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Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

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