Officers finishing up a theft investigation are interesting for witnesses following a theft in Newbury.
At round 9pm on Tuesday (3/11) the sufferer, a 52-year-old man, was strolling together with his accomplice in an alleyway between Newtown Street and Previous Newtown Street.
As they entered the alleyway they heard shouting, circled and noticed any individual shouting on the road. They carried on strolling, then the sufferer was approached by two males, one in every of whom was taking his high off.
The sufferer was then punched a number of instances to his head. He sustained bruising to his face and head and cuts to his arms. He attended the Royal Berkshire Hospital for remedy.
A black Apple iPhone XR and a darkish blue Gant coat had been stolen in the course of the incident.
The primary offender is described as white, round 5ft 8ins, aged in his twenties, of a muscular construct and had quick darkish hair. He was carrying a jumper, previous to eradicating it, and was then topless in the course of the theft.
The second offender is described as white, aged in his twenties, across the identical peak as the primary offender however of slimmer construct.
He had quick darkish hair and a brief beard and was carrying a skinny black tracksuit jacket. It’s unknown what different clothes he was carrying on the time.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Robert Simpson-Jones, primarily based at Newbury police station, mentioned: “I want to converse to anybody who witnessed the theft or who has any particulars which can be helpful to our investigation. If you happen to noticed what occurred, please contact police.”
You probably have any info which might help officers, please name the non-emergency quantity 101 quoting reference quantity 43200358228. You may as well get in contact by way of the net reporting kind.
Alternatively, you possibly can name the unbiased charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.