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Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Wantage

Alert message sent 04/08/2020 09:55:00

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Between 12.30pm and 1pm on Sunday (2/8) the victim, a 15-year-old boy, was walking down the alley way between The Wharf and Kings Wharf when he noticed a group of people behind him. One of the men from the group cycled their bike into the victim’s leg causing him to fall to the floor. Another man from the group stole his wallet and phone whilst he was on the floor.

The offenders cycled off towards the town centre. The victim’s phone was later recovered.

The offenders are described as being around 18-years-old and slim. They were all wearing black baseball caps and jeans. One of the offenders was wearing a baby blue t-shire with a slogan on the front.

All three offenders were riding bikes the first bike had black and yellow stripes, the second bike was blue and black and the third bike was blue.

Investigating officer PC Edward Dodd based at Abingdon police station said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, or anyone who has any information or saw the men described in the area at the time to please get in touch.

“You can make a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference 43200237684.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain 100% anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

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