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APPEAL: witnesses to robbery on Goch Way

Andover Police

Police in Andover are appealing for information after a man had his wallet stolen in a street robbery in Andover.

It took place at around 11pm yesterday (Thursday 21st March 2019), as the 50-year-old victim was walking home along Goch Way.

A car pulled up alongside him and two men got out.  The man was attacked from behind and kicked in the groin area, before leaving in the car with the victim’s bag.

The bag and some of its contents were found at around 11.20pm in Altona Gardens, Saxon Fields.

A brown leather wallet containing a driving licence and banks cards, as well as a set of keys, are missing.

One of the two men involved are described as “around 5ft 10ins, and he was taller than the second man. Both were of slim build.”

Detectives are appealing for anyone who saw the incident in Goch Way, or anything suspicious in Altona Gardens or Saxon Fields, to contact them.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting the crime reference number 44190099440.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.


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David Harber

David Harber is the founder and Managing Director of Love Andover, including the Love Andover Observer newspaper and 95.9FM Andover Radio. He is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a card carrying member of the Nation Union of Journalists.