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Police appeal for witnesses following a robbery in Wooburn Green

| December 6, 2020

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Thames Valley Police following a robbery in Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire on Saturday 5th December 2020.

About 7.20pm, a 12 year old boy was with two other friends at the bus stop in Wycombe Lane at the junction with Glory Mill Lane when a blue car, possibly a Peugeot 307, turned around in Glory Mill Lane and stopped in the middle of Wycombe Lane.

A man got out of the blue car and shouted at the group of boys, threatening to stab them.

The boys ran off, crossing the bridge onto Chalkstream Way, the 12 year old boy was on his own by this point. He slipped over and the man from the blue car threatened the 12 year old boy, demanding his phone.

The 12 year old boy told man that he did not have a phone, the man then took the boy’s bag, which contained school books, a pencil case and a football.

The boy was not injured during the incident.

The man involved in the incident is described as a white male, aged in his twenties with a chubby face.

Investigator Glen Mulhern, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘This was a very frightening incident for a 12-year-old boy, and we are carrying out an investigation into it.

I would like to speak to anyone who saw any part of this offence, or who has any information which they think could relate to it.

If you have any details which could be useful to our investigation, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43200410711.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.

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

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