A man has been charged by police for robbery, assaulting an emergency worker and breach of bail in High Wycombe.
On Monday 18th May 2020 a man followed a woman from the BP Garage in West Wycombe Road while repeatedly asking the woman for a cigarette. The woman ignored the man, however when the woman crossed Oakridge Road the man put his hand in the woman’s pocket and pushed her to the ground. The woman hit her head and the man then proceeded to kick the woman before stealing some tobacco and leaving the scene.
During the incident the woman sustained cuts and bruises, however she did not need hospital treatment.
Police arrested a man in connection with the incident on Tuesday 19th May 2020, during the arrest the man spat at a police officer.
On Wednesday 20th May 2020, police charged a 33 year old man with :
- One count each of robbery.
- Common assault of an emergency worker.
- Breach of court bail conditions.
The charges following an investigation by officers from Thames Valley Police.
On Wednesday 20th May 2020 the 33 year old man appeared at Oxford Magistrates Court, he is due to appear at Aylesbury Crown Court on Monday 15th June 2020.
*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.