Pizza delivery man attacked and robbed in Fishermead

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A pizza delivery man was punched in the face when he refused to handover the food to strangers.

On Wednesday, June 3 at around 9.50pm, the 34-year-old victim saw a man and woman sitting on a bench in Porthleven Place near to Gurnards Avenue in Fishermead.

After refusing to give him the pizza, the man on the bench ran at the victim and punched him in the face.

They both then fell to the ground and the man continued to try and punch the victim, whilst stealing cash from his pocket.

Two witnesses intervened and managed to get the man away from the victim, who sustained cuts and grazing to his head and hands, and bruising to his right eye. The man and woman then walked away together.

The man is white, approximately 6ft tall, slim build, around 40 years of age, with short black curly hair and stubble. He was wearing a black zip-up puffer-style jacket andlight blue jeans.

He had an Eastern European accent and told the victim that he was Albanian.

The woman is white, approximately 5ft 7ins tall, stocky build, in her mid-to-late thirties, with short light-brown hair with a short ponytail.

She was wearing a bright-coloured matching tracksuit bottoms and top. She also had an Eastern European accent.

If you have any information please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.