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Two teenagers arrested following attempted robbery in Wycombe

| May 13, 2014

Police Light - 2014-03-22

An 18 year old man and a 17 year old boy, both from High Wycombe, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.

The alleged incident took place in Lindsay Avenue, High Wycombe at about 6.40am on Saturday 3rd May.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was walking in Lindsay Avenue when he was approached by two males, who proceeded to push him against a wall before demanding his belongings.

However the victim managed to break free and ran to Dashwood Avenue at the junction with Green Street and Oakridge Road where he spoke to the driver of a small white hatchback bearing a learner driver badge and the driver and passenger of a white van.

The two offenders then attempted to chase the victim who managed to flee the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward especially the drivers of the vehicles who spoke to the victim in Dashwood at the junction of Green Street and Oakridge Road.

The first offender was described as white, in his late teens or early twenties, about 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build,with short dark hair, and a pale complexion He was wearing a dark hooded jumper, dark trainers with a thick white sole, and was carrying a brown Adidas bag with an orange logo and a long strap which he wore across the body the bag.

The second offender is also white, in his late teens or early twenties, about 5ft 9ins tall, with short dark hair, and of slightly bigger build and darker complexion than the first offender He was wearing a black baseball cap with a motif, a black coat, dark trousers, and dark trainers with a thick white sole. He was carrying a black drawstring bag with a gold motif.

The victim was uninjured and no items were stolen during the incident.

The two teenagers arrested in connection with the incident have been released on police bail until 16 May.

If you have any information please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Further information can be found on the Thames Valley Police website.

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