Man Bitten During Robbery

3 June 2011, 16:31

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a robbery in which a man got bitten and had his belongings stolen in Milton Keynes on Wednesday (June 1st).

The incident happened at 5.45pm when the victim, a 23-year-old drew some money from a cash point at the Co-op on Neath Hill when he was approached by three men, one of them asked the victim to get some alcohol for him, the victim refused.

Shortly afterwards, they followed the victim and as he got on the Redway near Leopard Drive they tried to punch him in the head, then grabbed him around the neck and threw him to the floor.

They searched his bag, took his money and a small pack of amber leaf tobacco before running off.

The victim suffered scratches and grazing but did not require medical treatment.

The offenders are described as about 16 years olds, white, one of them is 5ft 9ins medium build, short brown hair and was wearing a white top, grey jogging bottoms, black Nike Air Max 90 trainers with white or light-ish tick.  Another was skinny build, 5ft 11ins, longish curly light brown hair and was wearing black or brown hood with white or off white horizontal stripes and dark jeans.

Victim cannot give any description of the third offender.

Detective Constable Reg Jones, leading the investigation, said, “I am appealing for anyone who saw the incident to contact police as any information about these suspects will help bringing them to justice”.

Anyone with any information should contact Det Con Vince via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 0845 8 505 505. If you don’t want to speak to police or leave your name, call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.