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Man Threatened With Knife During Colchester Robbery
Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in which a man was threatened with a knife.
The 29-year-old victim was next to his car, which was parked in a car park off Circular Road East, Colchester, at 10.15pm on Sunday, July 26, when three men in balaclavas approached him.
One held a knife to his throat.
They stole his wallet and items from the boot of his car, including a new Dyson DC55 vacuum cleaner and a rucksack containing hiking equipment.
The victim was also assaulted and he fell to the ground. He was punched and kicked before the suspects left in a dark people carrier-type vehicle.
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Dc Chris Leslie at Colchester CID on 101.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org
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Attack happened in Colchester yesterday afternoon.
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