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Appeal for witnesses following Bromsgrove robbery

West Mercia Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a robbery in Bromsgrove.

Between midnight and 3am on Saturday 10 March, it's reported a 28-year-old man was approached by two unknown men outside a takeaway on Worcester Road, near to the junction with Station Street. The men grabbed his wrist and threatened him to give them his watch.

They stole his watch, a Rolex BLNR, and one of offenders men then got into a '56 plate black Vauxhall Astra SXI which was parked slightly further down the road, which another man was driving. The car then left in the direction of Wychbold. 

The other offender walked off in the direction of Charford. 

The victim was not injured and no weapons were seen.

The offenders are described as an Asian man in his late twenties, around 5'6", of a medium build, wearing a white or light grey tracksuit, with dark hair.

The other man was white, of a slim build, dressed in all black, with a balaclava face covering.

Investigating officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the offence or may have been offered the item for sale. If you have any information, please call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 223s of 10 March 2018.

Alternatively, information can be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

Issued: 11.25am, Thursday 29 March, HCB, Corporate Communications

Published 29/03/18