Appeal for witnesses following a robbery – Beaconsfield
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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Beaconsfield.
At around 6.50pm on Wednesday (21/8) the victim, a man in is seventies, drove into his driveway in Burkes Road when he was approached by two unknown men. They demanded he hand over his watch and threatened the victim. One of the offenders grabbed the watch and they left onto Burkes Road in the direction of the A40.
A high value designer watch was stolen.
Both offenders are described as men, around 6ft tall and of medium build. One was wearing a dark coloured tracksuit and the other a white tracksuit. Both were wearing gloves and facial coverings.
The victim sustained a cut to his wrist but did not require hospital treatment.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Kerry Hall based at Amersham police station, said: “This was a frightening incident for the victim who was robbed of a personal item.
“I am appealing for anyone who was in the area who may have mobile phone or dashcam footage at the time of the incident to call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43190258901 or report online.
“If you don’t wish to talk directly with police, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”