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Man, 34, sustained head injuries as balaclava wearing robbers take Rolex watch from house in Prestwood

| June 5, 2015


At around 11.00pm on Thursday 28th May 2015 four men forced their way into a house in Wycombe Road, Prestwood, Wycombe.

Once inside the property the intruders assaulted the occupant, a 34 year old man, who sustained an injury to his head.

The offenders made off down the driveway and along Wycombe Road towards the Polecat public house. They got into a vehicle and left the scene travelling in the direction of High Wycombe.

A white gold Rolex day date watch was taken. It had diamonds along the centre strap and bezel. Also taken was the victim’s wallet containing cash and cards plus boxed vehicle rear lights.

The victim sustained a wound to his head along with grazes and bruises to his arms and chest. He did not require hospital treatment.

The first offender is described as in his mid thirties white, 5ft 11ins and of stocky build. He was wearing black tracksuit bottoms and top. He wore a black balaclava.

The second offender is described as in his mid twenties, black, over 6ft and of medium build. He was wearing a navy blue tracksuit bottoms and top. He wore a black balaclava with a black beanie hat on top.

The third offender is described in his early twenties, black, 5ft 9ins and of slim build.

The fourth offender is described about 5ft 9ins and wearing a black balaclava.

A dark coloured hatchback was seen leaving the area.

Investigating officer, PC Christopher Downs from Local CID based at Aylesbury police station said: ‘I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident. I would also like to speak to a member of the public who found a set of discarded keys near to the Polecat public house.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to call PC Downs via the 101 non-emergency number.

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.

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