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E-fit released as part of Southampton robbery investigation

Officers investigating a report of robbery in Southampton have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident


It was reported that a teenage boy was walking along St James Road between 7.10pm and 8.15pm on Thursday 11 August when a cyclist rode past him, circled back and confronted him.


The victim was followed into South View Road where he was threatened and made to hand over his mobile phone and AirPods to the cyclist, who then rode off towards the common.


Since this incident was reported to police, officers have been carrying out extensive enquiries, and now have this e-fit image to release to the public.


The man in the image is described as:


  • A white man aged between 18 and 20
  • Between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 8ins tall
  • Of short, slender build
  • With dark blonde hair and beard
  • Wearing a white T-Shirt, shorts and low top Jordan trainers with red on them
  • Wearing a red Adidas bag across his body


If you were in the area, did you witness the incident described or do you have CCTV, dash-cam or Ring doorbell footage that may have captured the incident?

Did you see a person riding a black bike?


Anyone who recognises this description or thinks they may know the person in the e-fit image is asked to contact 101 and quote the reference 44220325567.


Or you can go online and submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/


Alternatively, you can contact independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.