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Attempted robbery in the Morrisons Car Park, Temple End, High Wycombe

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Thames Valley Police have launched an appeal for information after an attempted robbery in High Wycombe.

At around 6.45pm on Saturday 25th April 2015 a 56 year old woman withdrew cash at Morrisons, Temple End, High Wycombe.

While withdrawing the money the woman noticed a young man and woman watching her.  On returning to her car, in the Morrisons car park, the young man approached her, grabbed the shoulder strap of her handbag and demanded she gave him the bag and said he had a knife.  The victim screamed and the man ran off without the bag.

The man is described as white, in his late teens, slim, with fair hair and a goatee beard.  He was wearing a light grey tracksuit with the hood up and was also carrying a black bag.

The woman is described as white, in her late teens, short, stocky with dark brown hair tied back in a bun. She was wearing a pink tracksuit top and dark coloured trousers.

Designated Investigator Victoria Humphreys said: ‘I would ask anyone with information about this incident to contact the police on 101.  I would like to reassure the community that this is being investigated thoroughly and this is an isolated incident.

Thames Valley Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information about what happened. Anyone with information that could help the police with their enquiries is asked to please contact police via the 101 number.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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