Appeal over knife robbery ordeal

March 03 2018

A 24-year-old man was threatened with a knife and robbed after getting off a night bus in Hanham.

A 24-year-old man was threatened with a knife and robbed after getting off a night bus in Hanham.

The victim got off the number 44 bus in Whittucks Road at about 2.50am on Sunday February 4.

He was followed into Rogers Court, part of the Hanham Hall development, by a group of men who threatened him with a knife and robbed him of his mobile phone and wallet.

Police say there were at least three male offenders. The first was 20-22 years old, 6ft 2ins, of average build, with short brown hair, facial stubble and wearing a green padded jacket with fur around the hood.

The second was the same age, 5ft 10ins, of average build, with short brown hair, clean-shaven and was wearing a grey padded jacket.

The third was a white male. If you saw this incident, or have any information about who was responsible, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5218026098.