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Appeal for witnesses following robbery - Rugby

Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a robbery in Rugby at the weekend.

Between 1am and 1.30am on Saturday (16 February), a man in his sixties was walking on Cambridge Street near the junction of Clifton Road, when a man demanded money from him.

The victim handed over some cash and the offender then threatened him for more.

The suspect then ran off in the direction of Abbey Street. He is described as a man in his twenties, approximately 6ft-6ft 2ins, of a slim build. He was wearing a green 'Parka' style coat with the hood up, which had a fur lining.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Tom Willett from Warwickshire Police, said: "Thankfully, the victim was not injured but has been left understandably shaken by the incident.

"A number of enquiries are ongoing and we are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to please make contact.

"If you have any information, please call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 26 of 16 February 2019."

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website

Issued: 11.15am, Monday 18 February, HCB, Corporate Communications

Published 18/02/19