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Appeal for information and key witness following robbery in Winchester

Officers investigating a robbery that took place in Winchester in the early hours of Saturday morning (19 February) are appealing for information and a key witnesses


At around 3.27am on Saturday, 19 February, a 22-year-old man was approached by two men at the junction of The Broadway and Colebrook Street and assaulted.


The two men then took the 22-year-old down Colebrook Street where they continued to assault him. They then stole a Canada Goose jacket, wallet and silver necklace.


The victim suffered cuts to his face and hands.


Officers have arrested a 41-year-old man from Kingsworthy and a 21-year-old man from Winchester on suspicion of robbery.


Both men were questioned and released under investigation while enquiries continue.


Officers are keen to identify a taxi driver who tried to help the victim shortly after the incident. We believe this person may be able to assist our investigation. Was this you?


Anyone who witnessed anything or has any information about this incident is asked to get in touch by calling 101 quoting reference 44220069599.


Alternatively people can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.