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Arrests made in Farnborough knifepoint robbery investigation

Two people have been arrested as part of an investigation into a knifepoint robbery in Farnborough


The incident took place in the Lynchford Road car park at around 9.30pm on Sunday 1 May.


It was reported that a black BMW X1 was stolen after two men approached and threatened the 50-year-old male victim, as he sat in his car.


Bank cards were also stolen.


The car has since been recovered.


A 33-year-old man from Farnborough has been arrested on suspicion of robbery, and a 34-year-old woman from Farnborough has been arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.


Both have been released under investigation while police continue their enquiries.


Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting the reference number 44220171064.


Alternatively, you can report any information you have on this case via our website https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/


You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.