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Police appeal for witnesses to robbery in Hereford

We are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Hereford.

The incident happened on Great Western Way at around 11:45pm on Saturday 5 May.

The victim, a 20 year-old man, was walking alone in the direction of Newton Farm when he was approached by a boy and girl as he reached the bridge over Belmont Road.

The boy demanded that the victim hand over his cigarettes. It is believed that the boy was in possession of a black and blue BB gun which he used to shoot at the victim several times.

The boy is described as around 12 years old wearing a blue top and tracksuit bottoms. The girl is described as around 14 years old.

Enquiries are ongoing but officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 41S of 6 May.

Posted: 4:30pm, Monday 14 May, LK, Corporate Communications

Published 14/05/18