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Appeal for witnesses following attempted robbery in Sandhurst

Alert message sent 20/11/2020 13:57:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

At around 2pm yesterday (19/11) the victim, a 72-year-old man, was parking his car in the car park outside the shops in Yeovil Road when he was approached by a woman who engaged in conversation with him. The woman grabbed the victim’s wrist and attempted to steal his watch. The victim managed to stop the woman, but then another man approached the car claiming to be the police to intervene.

Members of the public stepped in to help and the man and woman left the scene in a grey Nissan Micra.

The first offender is described as a petite Asian woman, in her twenties who is around 5ft 6ins tall with long, dark coloured hair. She was wearing a dark coloured full length coat.

The second offender is described as a large Asian man, aged between 30 to 40-years-old, around 5ft 7ins tall and bald.

Investigating officer PC Adam Norris, based at Loddon Valley police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or may have seen either of the individuals matching the descriptions above in the area at the time, to please get in touch.

“If you have any information please make a report online or by calling 101 and quoting reference 43200384584.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain 100% anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

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