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Victim threatened with handgun during Wycombe robbery

Victim threatened with handgun during Wycombe robbery

Published by the Mix96 News Team at 3:40pm 13th August 2019.

A man has been threatened with a handgun during a High Wycombe robbery.

Between 1am and 1.30am on Friday (9th August) two men have approached a man who was on his drive on Hicks Farm Rise.

They showed the victim what is thought to be a handgun, demanded money from him and then ran off.

No one was injured during the incident.

Descriptions

  • The first offender is a black man, 5ft 7ins tall, slim build, in his early twenties with a short black beard.  He was wearing a green two piece tracksuit and black leather gloves and had his hood up.
  • The second offender is a black man, 6ft tall, slim build, clean shaven, also in his early twenties. He was wearing a black tracksuit and black leather gloves.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Jonathan Harland of Force CID based at High Wycombe police station, said:

“This was a worrying incident in which a man was the victim of a robbery.

“We are carrying out a thorough investigation and members of the public may have seen an increased police presence whilst we continue to investigate.

“We are appealing for anyone with information to please come forward, we would also ask anyone who lives in Hicks Farm Rise and has access to CCTV to please check their footage and get in touch if it shows the incident or the offenders.”

If you have information please call 101 quoting reference 43190245196, or you can contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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