Phone stolen in underpass robbery

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a robbery on Saturday night.

Just before midnight, a 21-year-old man was walking home towards Tinkers Bridge. As he walked through the V7 Bletchley underpass on the H9 side, he saw a man leaning against a wall, who asked the victim if he was alright. The victim acknowledged him and carried on walking.

The suspect stopped him and then threatened him with a knife, demanding the victim’s phone and wallet. A black HTC Wildfire mobile phone with blue rubber casing was handed over and the victim ran off towards Bletchley. He was not injured.

The offender is black, in his mid twenties, 6ft, and medium build. He was wearing a plain black hooded top with the hood up and a zip in the neck, dark coloured jeans, and black trainers. He may have been wearing a blue T-shirt under the hooded top.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which may help officers with their investigation should contact Det Con Wendy Cissell via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101. If you don’t want to speak to police or leave your name, call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.