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21 year old stabbed in Castlefield robbery

| June 16, 2014

Police Light - 2014-03-22

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Thames Valley Police following an assault and robbery in Castlefield in which a man was stabbed.

The incident occurred between 9.00pm and midnight on Monday 9th June 2014. Two men aged 21 and 18 years old respectively were sitting in a blue Ford Fiesta car outside a parade of shops in Gayhurst Road, Castlefield, High Wycombe when they were approached by two men.

The two men in the car were threatened with what is believed to be a knife and were removed from the vehicle by the offenders. The vehicle which was owned by the 18-year old victim was then stolen by the offenders. It was found on fire at approximately 11.00pm on Thursday 12th June 2014.

The 21-year-old victim sustained a stab wound to his stomach and was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital where he required surgery but has since been discharged. The 18-year-old victim sustained bruising during the incident.

The first offender was black, of average size, aged in his late twenties. He was wearing dark clothing with a hooded top covering his head.

The second offender is black, of muscular build, over 6ft tall and aged in his late twenties or early thirties.  He wore grey clothing with a hooded top.

A 22-year-old man from High Wycombe was arrested on Tuesday 10th June 2014 in connection with the incident and was released without charge. A 29-year-old man from High Wycombe was arrested on Wednesday 11th June 2014 in connection with the incident and remains on police bail until 25th June 2014.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information that could help them with their enquiries to calling the 24-hour 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.  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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