Appeal for witnesses following robbery – Oxford

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery which occurred in Oxford.

The incident took place in Blackburn Close, Headington at about 4.15pm on Friday (9/2).

The victim, a 31-year-old man, was loading a van when he noticed two people in a black Vauxhall Corsa drive past before turning around and parking near his vehicle.

A man then got out of the Corsa and threatened the victim before demanding the keys to the van.

The victim handed over the keys and the offender then drove the van away in the van in to London Road and then Lime Walk, followed by the Corsa.

The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

The offender is an Asian man, aged between 20 and 30, about 5ft 7ins tall, with a slim build.

He was wearing a black jacket and a black woollen hat.

The other occupant of the Corsa is also an Asian man, aged between 20 and 30 with a large build. He was also wearing a black woollen hat.

The victim’s van is a silver Vauxhall Vivaro and the Corsa is black with tinted windows.

Investigating officer PC Dan Hayward said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw this incident, or who has any information which could help our investigation.

“Anyone with any details is asked to call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101.”

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '43180042988', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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