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Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

07 November 2017
Detectives investigating a knifepoint robbery in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

At around 1.30am on Sunday 5 November 2017 the victim, a Bournemouth man aged in his 30s, was walking alone when he reached the junction of Aspen Way and Alder Crescent and was approached by three men on bicycles.

One of the men produced a knife and they forced the victim to hand over his mobile phone and wallet. The victim was not physically injured as a result of the incident.

The man in possession of the knife is described as white, aged in his early 20s, around five feet ten inches tall and of slim build. He was wearing a black hooded top and dark trousers.

The second man is described as white, aged in his late teens and around five feet nine inches tall. He was wearing a grey hooded top.

The third man is described as white, aged in his early 20s, around five feet ten inches tall and of average build. He was also wearing a grey hooded top.

Detective Constable Lucy Hale, of Bournemouth CID, said: “We have made a number of enquiries as part of our investigation into this incident and I am appealing for any witnesses to contact me.

“I would like to hear from anyone with information about this incident or who saw any suspicious activity in the area around the relevant time.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55170172764. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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