Man Held Up At Knifepoint Near Golf Club

Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a man was robbed near a golf club in the town.

The incident, in which a 21-year-old Bournemouth man was threatened with a knife by two men, happened on the steps approaching Meyrick Park Golf Club at around 9.30pm on Sunday 1 April 2012.

The offenders made off with the victim’s bag, which contained an iPad, a Canon D600 Digital Camera and cash. 

Detective Constable Jon Sainsbury, of Bournemouth CID, said: “This was a cowardly offence that has caused the victim considerable distress.

“I am appealing for witnesses, and anyone with any information about the two men responsible, to contact me urgently.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who saw two men loitering in the Meyrick Park Golf Club area on Sunday night.”

One of the offenders is black or dark skinned, five feet seven inches tall, aged between 25 and 30, of a skinny build, with short curly dark hair. 

He was clean shaven and was wearing a white T-shirt, with a large logo on the front, baggy blue jeans and large ‘skateboard style’ trainers.

He spoke with a foreign accent.

The second man is white, around six feet tall, aged between 20 and 25, of a large build, with hair in a spiked, messy style.

He was also clean shaven and was wearing a dark T-shirt, baggy jeans and ‘skateboard style’ trainers. He spoke with an English accent.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 2:109. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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