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Knife held to victims throat during assault in car park at Marlow

| August 27, 2016

A witness appeal has been launched by Thames Valley Police after a man was assaulted in a car park at Marlow.

Between 7.30pm and 8.00pm on Wednesday 24th August 2016 a man was sitting in his car in the car park of the Gossmore Recreation Ground, Gossmore Lane, Marlow when he was approached by a man who, through the open window of the victim’s car, held a small knife to the victim’s throat and then punched him twice in the head.

The offender the made off in a 2007 plate black Volkswagen Golf GTI. He is described as a black man, around 30 to 35 years of age, muscular build, over 6ft 4 ins tall, wearing a black T-shirt and short hair.

The victim required hospital treatment, but has since been discharged.

Investigating Officer, PC Rob Allen, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘We are appealing for anyone who may have seen this assault which left the victim requiring extensive treatment.

If you saw this incident or shortly after saw a Black VW GTI Golf with 2007 number plate making off on Gossmore Lane, right onto Lock Road and afterwards we would like to speak to you.

We would ask you to call Thames Valley Police on 101.

If you do not 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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