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Police appeal for witnesses following two linked robberies in Aylesbury

| February 12, 2021

Two linked robberies in Aylesbury have resulted in an appeal for witnesses by Thames Valley Police.

On Tuesday 9th February 2021, at around 9.15pm, a 29 year old man was walking along the High Street in Aylesbury when he was approached by two men who started a conversation with him.

After a couple of minutes, one of the men snatched a £10 note from the hand of the 29 year old man while the other took £5.

Less than 15 minutes later, at around 9.30pm, the two men then approached two boys, aged 15 and 16, who were riding their bikes on Station Way West. The two men forced the boys to give them their bikes and rode away from the scene. Both bikes have since been recovered.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Paice O’Brien, from Aylesbury Priority Crime Team, said: ‘Both of these robberies left the victims shaken and our investigation into the circumstances of each incident remains ongoing.

Although we have already made two arrests, we are appealing for anyone who may have seen either robbery to contact us on 101 with reference number 43210056364.

We would also ask anyone in the area who might have CCTV that could have captured the incidents or the moments leading up to them to get in touch.

Anyone with information on the incident can also be provide it to Crimestoppers completely anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police have arrested two teenagers from Aylesbury, aged 16 and 17, in connection with the offences. They have both been released on bail.

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

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