Robbery in Wokingham

27 April 2010, 13:01 | Updated: 27 April 2010, 13:03

A man has had a knife held to his throat in a robbery in Wokingham.

The sixty year old was walking along an enclosed walkway onto Elm Lane in Lower Earley, when he was approached by a man and woman on Monday night, just before six o'clock. The man held a knife to his throat while the woman demanded money. They then stole cash from him.


The woman is described as white, slim and around 5ft 6ins. She had dark brown hair and tanned skin.

The man is described as white, in his mid-twenties and around the same height as the woman. He had short dark brown hair and a thin oval face.

Detective Constable Emma Wright is investigating the case and said, "I appeal for anyone who may have been in the area at that time to contact me as soon as possible. It occurred at a time when I am sure there would have been people in the area."

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or who has any information that could assist police with their investigation is asked to contact Det Con Wright at Loddon Valley police station via 0845 8 505 505.

If you don’t want to speak to police or give your name, please call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.