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Winchester teen robbed at gunpoint
11:52am Tuesday 24th September 2013 in News
A TEENAGE student was robbed at gunpoint by two hooded men in Winchester.
Two men brandishing what the victim thought was a firearm stopped and threatened the 19-year-old on a secluded footpath.
He handed over his iPhone and a quantity of cash. No violence was used and the victim was uninjured.
The robbery happened on the path from Cromwell Road to St James’ Lane at around 9pm on Saturday.
The offenders ran off towards St James’ Lane. They are described as both in their early 20s, around 6ft and wearing black hooded tops and tracksuit bottoms.
Police have appealed for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Winchester CID on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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