Mugging in Beaconsfield. Police Appeal for Witnesses

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By ClaireMitch | Thursday, February 16, 2012, 20:15

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Beaconsfield earlier this month.

Just after midnight on Sunday 5 February, when there had been considerable snowfall, a 31-year-old man was walking along the B474 Aylesbury End from the direction of Beaconsfield Old Town towards Beaconsfield New Town. As he passed the One Stop Shop, he was approached by three white youths, one of whom demanded he hand over his phone.

The victim refused and tried talking to the youths, which seemed to make the one who had made the demand angrier, so the victim threw his Black HTC Wild Fire phone onto the snow and they picked it up and ran off in the direction of the A40.

All three boys are about 17-years-old, white, and about 5ft 9ins.The one who demanded the phone is average build, with short light brown hair, and clean shaven. He was wearing a hooded top with the hood down and a jacket over the top.

The second youth, who did not say anything, was clean shaven and was wearing a green hooded top with the hood up and a jacket over his hooded top. 

The third youth spoke to the victim when he was speaking to them and seemd unhappy with what the first youth was doing, telling the victim that 'he is not usually like this', referring to his friends behaviour. He was a bit shorter than his friends, with brown or gingerish curly hair and is slightly chubby.

The victim was not injured in the incident.

Anyone who recognises the description of the offenders or has any information should contact PC Claire Lloyd via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.      

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  • Profile image for JulieGK

    What a horrible thing to happen. It is so sad to read these stories.

    By JulieGK at 17:39 on 17/02/12

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