Police appeal after robbery

Police appeal after robbery

Police appeal after robbery

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Police are appealing for more information about a suspected series of attempts to rob people walking along a busy road in Hampshire.

One 19-year-old man was threatened by another man while walking along Fawcett Road in Southsea at around 1pm on January 31, 2013.

Around £30 to £40 was then stolen from the victim.

A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with robbery and attempted robbery.

Detectives are appealing for more witnesses to events in Fawcett Road.

An ongoing investigation is focused on whether other attempted robberies took place nearby.

Witnesses or anyone with information can contact CID at Fratton Police Station by phoning 101.

Mini-com users can phone 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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