Appeal for witnesses following robbery – High Wycombe
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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in High Wycombe.
Between 3am and 4am on Saturday (8/2) a man was on the phone, walking along the High Street near the junction with Amersham Hill when his phone taken from behind him.
The victim saw a man running off with his phone and he started chasing him towards Easton Street.
The man chased after him along Easton Street and caught up with him near Tadros Court. He saw this man and another approach him and they then started punching and kicking him.
The first offender is described as a slim light-skinned man, approximately 20-30-years-old. He has dark black hair in a box shape around his face which is the same length all over. He was wearing light blue jeans worn low over his hips, a black jumper with writing on the front and a round neck and black trainers. He spoke with a local accent.
The second offender is described as a slim man in his mid-twenties. He was wearing a grey zip-up hooded top with the hood up that had a stripe on the arms and black trousers. He spoke with a local accent.
The victim sustained bruising and swelling to his face, cuts to his arms, hands and legs, bruising to his ribs and severe pain in his back. He received treatment at Wexham Park Hospital and has since been discharged.
The victim’s mobile phone, keys, wallet, vape and phone charger were stolen.
Case Investigator Victoria Rogers, based at High Wycombe police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward. The victim and suspect ran for a fair distance and I believe someone may have seen one or both of them. The victim has sustained multiple injuries and I am keen to hear any information that may help with this investigation.
"You can contact us using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43200044508. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”