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Man robbed while sitting in a taxi in Castle Street, High Wycombe

| November 29, 2017

A man was robbed while sitting in a taxi in Castle Street, High Wycombe.

On Monday 27th November 2017, at 9.00pm, a 35 year old man was sitting in the passenger seat of a taxi, a silver Toyota Prius, which was parked outside the Tiger taxi office in Castle Street.

Two men approached the vehicle and punched the victim before stealing money, keys and a black woollen hat (with a black bobble and a white Nike tick) from the victim.

The victim sustained injuries to his head but did not require hospital treatment.

The first offender is a black man in his early to mid thirties, muscular, clean shaven, about 6ft with dark hair. He was wearing a dark tracksuit and grey woollen hat.

The second offender is a mixed race man in his twenties, about 5ft 6ins and of medium build. He was wearing a light coloured tracksuit.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with any information regarding the incident to contact investigating officer, Detective Constable Caroline Timmis of the Investigation Hub in High Wycombe via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 and quote reference number 43170353797.

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.

On Tuesday 28th November 2017 police arrested a 38 year old man from High Wycombe on suspicion of robbery in connection with the incident. He has subsequently been released under investigation.

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