Appeal for witnesses following an incident of robbery in Slough

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an incident of robbery in Slough.  

The incident occurred at 9.45pm on Tuesday (2/8) in Ledgers Road, towards Stoke Poges Lane at the crossroads.

Three offenders have approached the victim and asked them to come to Salt Hill Park before punching them in the face and stealing their purse.

The victim, a woman in her twenties, received bruising to her eye but did not require hospital treatment. The purse is described as black with a broken button on it and some rainbow colouring. An amount of cash and bank cards were in the purse.

The first offender is described as a black man in his late thirties around 6ft 2inches tall. He has a skinny build, clean shaven and brown eyes. He was wearing a blue sports tracksuit with white stripes down the side. He was carrying a shopping bag.

The second offender is described as a white man in his late thirties around 5ft 5inches tall. He was wearing glasses with a blue baseball cap with white writing on it.

The third offender is described as a white man in his late thirties around 5ft 5inches tall with short dark hair. He was wearing beige coloured clothes.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Miriam Belbehri, based at Slough Police Station, said: “We would like to appeal to anybody who may have witnessed this incident or have CCTV or door cam footage in the area, to please get in touch.  

“You can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43220343666.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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Rachel Ward (Police, Corporate Communications, Thames Valley)

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