Appeal for information following robbery - Downley, near High Wycombe

29 December 2015, 11:27 am

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information following a robbery in Downley, near High Wycombe.

The victim, a 26-year-old man, was walking in Hithercroft Road at about 3am on Christmas Day.

He was then assaulted from behind and struck to the back of the head causing him to fall to the ground.   

The offenders stole the victim’s Apple watch.  

The offenders are two black men, in their twenties to early thirties and slim.

They were both wearing hooded tops with their hoods up and bandanas covering their faces.  

The victim sustained facial injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

Investigating officer, PC Thomas Roberts of Local CID based at High Wycombe police station, said: “I would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity of Hithercroft Road at about 3am on Christmas Day to contact police so you can tell us what you saw or heard.

“I would particularly appeal to anyone who recognises the descriptions of the offenders to also come forward so we can bring justice to the victim.

“If you have any information please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

“If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.”

JW

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