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Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Reading

Alert message sent 19/02/2020 13:54:00

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

At around 6.40pm on Friday 7 February, the victim, a 25 year-old man, was outside a car wash on London Road when he was assault by an offender. As the victim was on the floor, two other offenders joined in and attacked the victim.

The victim sustained substantial swelling around his mouth and jaw and a split in the back of this head. He was taken to hospital for treatment but has since left.

The first offender is an Asian man, of skinny build, approximately 6ft tall. He was wearing a yellow jacket and grey tracksuit trousers at the time of the offence.
The second offender is a man, and was wearing a dark jacket with a light hood at the time of the offence.
The third offender is a man, and was wearing a dark jacket and light tracksuit bottoms at the time of the offence.

Designated investigator Mark Sainsbury, of Reading police station, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed this incident and has information that could assist with this investigation to get in touch.

 “You can contact us using our online form or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43200044225.

“Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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