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Appeal for witnesses following robbery as man pulls weapon from waistband - Bletchley

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Bletchley.

It happened at around 8.30pm on Thursday (28/4), in a small playground between Avon Grove and Whaddon Way.


The victim, a man in thirties, was riding an Urban Commute e-scooter. As he exited the park he was approached by two men.


One offender pulled a weapon from his waistband and told the victim to give him the e-scooter twice. The victim then handed over his e-scooter and the two offenders got onto the scooter and headed towards Avon Grove.


The first offender is described as an afro-Caribbean man, approximately 5ft 10ins tall and of skinny build. He was wearing a dark face covering and all black clothing.


The second offender is described as an afro-Caribbean man, approximately 5ft 9ins tall and of medium build. He has long black afro hair with a parting down the middle and was wearing dark clothing.


Investigating officer, PC Hazel Grant, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to please come forward.


“I’d also ask anyone with dash-cams or if anyone in the local area has CCTV that may have captured something what happened that may help our investigation to also get in touch.


“You can report information by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43220183005.


“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.”

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