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Two people on a moped sought by Police following attempted robbery in Gerrards Cross

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Police are looking for two riders on a moped following an attempted robbery in Gerrards Cross on Wednesday 17th October 2018.

At around 9.05pm, a man was walking along Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross when a moped with two riders was driven past him. The moped turned around in Orchehill Avenue.

The man walked along the alleyway leading to South Park Drive. Upon exiting the alleyway the man heard a moped approaching him on South Park Drive.

One of the moped riders tried to grab hold of a bag the man was carrying, however the man kept hold of the bag and was able to push the rider off the moped and the moped fell to the floor.

The two riders then ran off and the victim chased one of them along South Park Drive. During the chase, the offender made racially abusive comments towards the victim.

At the junction of South Park Avenue, the offenders got back on the moped, which was driven away.

Both riders of the moped were wearing full face helmets and dark clothing.

The moped rider who the victim chased is described as a white man with a skinny build and around 5ft 8ins tall. He spoke with an Irish accent and was wearing light sports-type clothing.

The moped is described as a grey long wheel based moped, similar to a Honda Helix, with a partial registration of **02 ***.

Investigating officer PC Mark McCafferty, based at Amersham police station, said: ‘I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage of the area on Wednesday evening.

If you think you have any information that may help with this investigation, please get in touch using our online form, quoting reference number 43180318047 or by calling 101. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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