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Police appeal for witnesses following robbery on Washington Road, Portsmouth

Police are appealing for witnesses after the robbery of a man on Washington Road in Portsmouth yesterday evening (Wednesday 23 February)


At approximately 7pm the victim, a man in his 30s, parked his motorbike in a layby on Washington Road when he was approached by a man who threatened him and assaulted him, causing injuries to his face.


The man then took between £60 and £70 from the victim and left in the direction of Buckland Park.


The victim attended Queen Alexandra Hospital with injuries to his face and hands but has since been discharged.


Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen what happened, or the moments after the incident. Perhaps you were driving around the area at the time and may have dash cam footage of the man leaving the scene?


Officers are particularly keen to hear from a man who was seen in the area at the time. He is described as:



Aged in his 30s or 40s

Approximately 5ft 10in tall

Of chubby build

Wearing a grey t-shirt.


If you recognise this description or have any information which may assist the police enquiries please contact 101 quoting reference 44220075955.

Alternatively, 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/