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Appeal following Chesham assault

It happened at an address on Berkley Avenue last night

Published by Mix96 News at 12:26pm 17th November 2019. (Updated at 12:27pm 17th November 2019) 2-minute read.

Appeal following Chesham assault

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault last night (16/11) on Berkley Avenue.

It happened between 11pm and 11.30pm when five men knocked on the door of the address in Chesham.

When the victim a man in his thirties answered the men rushed in and assaulted him.

The offenders were all wearing dark clothing, with their faces covered. It’s believed that some of the men may have been carrying weapons.

Investigating Officer Detective Sergeant Andrew Melton of Force CID based at Aylesbury Police Station, said:

 “At this stage we believe that this was an isolated and targeted incident and we do not believe there is a wider danger to the public.

“We are asking anyone who may have seen five men or any vehicles acting suspiciously in and around Berkley Avenue between 11pm and 11.30pm to please come forward.

“Additionally we would ask anyone who may have home CCTV to check their footage to see if it shows the offenders and get in touch.

“Members of the public may see an increased police presence whilst we continue to investigate, anyone with any concerns should speak to one our officers.”

Anyone with information should call 101 or report online using the reference 1590 16/11/19.

Or if you wish to report 100% anonymously you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.  

The victim was taken to hospital but his injuries are not life threatening and he is in a stable condition.



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