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Motorcycle delivery rider threatened with knife during robbery in Amersham

| February 6, 2018

A motorcycle delivery rider was threatened with a knife during a robbery in Amersham on Saturday 2nd February 2018.

The robbery took place between about 7.15pm and 7.45pm in Station Road, Amersham near the taxi rank. A 27 year old man who was working as a motorcycle delivery rider was approached by two male offenders who were with a large group of youths.

One of the offenders threatened the victim with a knife and took the motorcycle before riding away down Station Road. The motorcycle was later abandoned on the corner between Station Road and Hill Avenue.

The victim was not injured in the incident.

Investigating officer Sergeant Joseph Craker, based at Amersham police station, said: ‘I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident, or who has any information relating to it.

If you have any details which you think could help our investigation, please get in touch by calling the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101.

Police have arrested two boys, both aged 15 years old, in connection with the incident. One of the boys has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and a public order offence. The other boy has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and possession of a class B drug. Both have been released under investigation.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone who may have any information relating to this case to please call 101 quoting reference ‘43180036296’ or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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