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Police seek witnesses following robbery on A46, Alcester

Warwickshire Police is investigating a robbery that took place along the A46 in Alcester.

They are appealing for information from the public, about the incident which happened around 7pm on Friday, 1 September in the Bridleway area.

The victim, a man in his late 20s had been walking along the bridleway, as seen within the location map, it is reported that he was approached from behind by an unknown man. Incident location - WK-20170901-0503 - Robbery Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window
Location of incident

The victim has been struck to the back of the head causing him to fall to the floor where he has been struck again causing him to lose consciousness.

It has also been reported that when he regained consciousness, a number of personal items had been taken from his procession, which included an iphone 4 mobile phone, iphone charger, a rucksack, car key for a Audi A3 and a brown wallet with green stripes.

He did not require any treatment for his injuries.

There is no description of the offender.

Detective Constable Tom Quinlan of Warwickshire Police CID, said: "We are urging anyone who may have been in the area around the time and seen anything suspicious to contact police as soon as possible.

"It is believed that there may have been a dog walker and others present at the time of the incident.

"Fortunately he was not seriously injured but has understandably shaken by the ordeal.

"Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101."

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who saw any suspicious activity within the area, or has any information which would help them with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident 503 of 1 September 2017, or alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111 or via their website

Issued 3.59pm, Monday 4 September 2017, Kieren Bodill, Corporate Communications

Published 04/09/17