Friday, 21 August 2009

Apppeal for Information Following Robbery - Corporation Rd, Newport

Gwent Police is appealing for information following a robbery which occurred on Corporation Road, Newport in the early hours of the morning, Thursday 20th August.

Between 4am and 4.20am, a 45 year old man was approached on Corporation Road by three people, 2 men on bicycles and a woman on foot. He was verbally threatened and pushed to the floor. A quantity of cash was stolen from him.

The three offenders left the scene in the direction of the Cenotaph on the junction of Corporation Road and Caerleon Road. The victim sustained minor injuries.

The first male offender is described as being mixed race and between 5 feet 4 inches and 5 feet 6 inches tall. He was of medium build with black short hair and was wearing dark clothing.

The second male offender is described as white, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall with short brown hair. He was of slim build and was wearing dark clothing.

The female is described as white, of slim build with long blonde hair. She was wearing a black mini skirt.

Police are interested in speaking to anyone who was in the area of Corporation Road around 4am this morning who may have seen the offenders or anyone who may hold information which could assist the investigation. They are asked to contact DC Andy Dabinette on 01633 245 495 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555


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