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Man robbed in Witney

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 23-year-old man was robbed in Witney today (13/5).

The man was walking home across Langdale Common in the direction of Church Lane around 1.30am. He was near Cogges Farm Museum when two men approached him.

They demanded that he hand over his phone and wallet and threatened that they were carrying a knife.

He handed over his wallet containing bankcards and his mobile phone and the men ran off.

Both offenders are white, aged 15-25 and medium build. They wore hooded tops, one white and one dark.

Anyone with information that could assist police inquiries is urged to contact PC Graham Lea at Witney police station via 0845 8 505 505.

If you don't want to speak to police and don't want to leave your name contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

You can also give information to the police in person by visiting any police station. To find out the opening times and location of your local station please call 0845 8 505 505

Posted : 13/05/2007 18:29:57

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