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Appeal for witnesses following a robbery in Banbury

Alert message sent 23/09/2019 14:18:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Dear Citizen

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

At around 2am yesterday (22/9) the victim, a 32-year-old man, was walking home along an alleyway between Edmunds Road and Bretch Hill when an unknown man approached him from behind and threatened him with a knife.

The offender stole an amount of cash from the victim's wallet before discarding it on the floor and running off.

Investigating officer PC Jacob Wilson based at Bicester police station said: " This was a frightening experience for the victim.

"I am appealing for witnesses to this incident to come forward and help us with our enquiries while we investigate.

"I am particularly keen to speak to a cyclist who cycled passed the victim on Edmunds Road shortly before the incident. I believe this person may have vital information about the incident and could help with this investigation.

"Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting reference 43190292997, make a report online, or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."
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Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

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