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Witnesses sought to robbery in Stratford

Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Stratford town centre.


The incident happened on Friday 24 March on Arden Street at around 2:45pm. It is reported that the offender, a man who was riding a silver mountain bike, stopped another man and asked him to change a £20 note. He then assaulted  the second man by pushing him in the chest, and stole his brown leather VW Camper Van wallet before riding off on his bike.

The offender is believed to be in his 30s and is described as having long, unkept hair which was brown in colour. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing dark clothing and was carrying a Head rucksack which had a yellow and black cord, used to open/close the bag. The offender is believed to have ridden off in the direction of Rother House Medical Centre and Trinity Court Surgery.

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who witnessed it or may have seen the offender before or after the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident WK-20170324-0268.

Issued: 13.00pm Tuesday 18 April, Vicky Smith, Corporate Communications

Published 19/04/17