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Woman, 76, knocked to floor during attempted robbery in Bourne End

| December 23, 2014

Police Light - 2014-03-22

Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery at a property in Lower Ridge, Bourne End.

At about 6.30pm on 20 December2014 two men knocked on the victim’s door and said their dog had escaped, they then asked if they could check the victim’s garden.

When the 76 year old victim tried to shut her door she was forced backwards and knocked to the floor.

One of the men pinned her down while the other man searched the property. Nothing was taken.

The woman was left with scratches to her face, but did not require hospital treatment.

The first offender is white, in his early 30s, 5ft 6ins to 5ft 7ins, slim and with stubble. He was wearing dark coloured gloves, which may have had an orange stripe on them.

The second man was wearing a woollen hat and a striped scarf over his face.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact investigating officer, PC Richard Whitcombe, from High Wycombe police station, via the 24-hour enquiry line 101.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity 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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