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Man sustains ‘multiple injuries’ following robbery in the High Street, High Wycombe

| February 13, 2020

A man was robbed as the walked along the High Street in High Wycombe.

The incident happened between 3.00am and 4.00am on Saturday 8th February 2020. A man was on his phone as he walked along the High Street near the junction with Amersham Hill when a man approached from behind and took the phone.

The victim of the robbery saw a man running off with his phone and he gave chase towards the direction of Easton Street and caught up with the robber near Tadros Court

The robber and another man approached the victim of the robbery and the two men then started punching and kicking him. The victim of the robbery sustained bruising and swelling to his face, cuts to his arms, hands and legs, bruising to his ribs and severe pain in his back. He was taken to Wexham Park Hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Police are looking for two men in connection with the incident. The first offender is described as a slim light skinned man, approximately 20 to 30 years old. He has dark black hair in a box shape around his face which is the same length all over. He was wearing light blue jeans worn low over his hips, a black jumper with writing on the front and a round neck and black trainers. He spoke with a local accent.

The second offender is described as a slim man in his mid twenties. He was wearing a grey zip up hooded top with the hood up that had a stripe on the arms and black trousers. He also spoke with a local accent.

During the robbery the victim’s mobile phone, keys, wallet, vape and phone charger were stolen.

Case Investigator Victoria Rogers, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward. The victim and suspect ran for a fair distance and I believe someone may have seen one or both of them.

The victim has sustained multiple injuries and I am keen to hear any information that may help with this investigation.

You can contact us using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43200044508. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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