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More CCTV released after 87-year-old robbed in Aylesbury

Police think the two men pictured could have vital information about the incident last month.

Published by Dan Gooding at 1:05pm 1st April 2020. 2-minute read.

More CCTV released after 87-year-old robbed in Aylesbury

After an 87-year-old was robbed in Aylesbury, police have released more CCTV.

Officers think the two men pictured above could have vital information about the attack on 17th March.

What happened?

  • The incident happened between about 9.50pm and 10.10pm on Tuesday 17th March
  • The victim, an 87-year-old man, left Paddy Power bookmakers’ and was walking along Granville Street
  • An offender or offenders approached him from behind and hit him
  • He fell onto the pavement face first
  • His wallet containing a bank card and £10 was then stolen from him
  • The victim suffered a cranial bleed and also knocked out some teeth when he hit the ground.

He also suffered extensive swelling to the right hand side of his face.

So far, a 23-year-old man from Aylesbury has been arrested on suspicion of robbery.

He’s been released on police bail until 20 April.

Continuing appeal

Designated Investigator Hannah Mitchell of Aylesbury CID, said:

“We are appealing again for any information about this incident, which left an elderly man with serious injuries.

“Today we are renewing our CCTV appeal for information or witnesses to this.

“If anyone recognises one or both of the people pictured, please contact police.

“If you witnessed the offence, or have any other details, please make a report online, quoting reference 43200090463. If you don’t have access to the online service, call the non-emergency number 101.

“You can also make a report to the independent charity Crimestoppers, 100% anonymously by calling 0888 555 111.”

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