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Police witness appeal after personal robbery in Didcot

Alert message sent 10/04/2018 10:58:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery on Marsh Lane, Didcot.

Between 00:20am – 01:00am in the early hours of today (10/4)  a man was threatened with a knife by Marsh Cottages, Marsh Lane, Didcot. The victim was walking home from Hadden Hill Retail Park towards Didcot. As the victim walked under the bridge on Marsh Lane a man approached him from the side holding a white handled kitchen knife with a 6 inch blade alongside his leg. He raised it towards the victim’s throat and demanded his valuables. The victim emptied his pockets and the offender took his wallet which contained bank cards and ID. The suspect ran back up the road.  


The suspect is described as being a white male in his twenties, about 5’9” to 5’10” wearing a black tracksuit with a white logo on the left of the chest. He also wore a black or grey baseball cap with the hood of the tracksuit top pulled over the top. He had a black bandana with a white pattern on it pulled up over his mouth.

If you saw anyone matching this description last night/early hours of this morning or have any information relating to this message please call the police on the 24 hour non-emergency telephone number 101. 

Alternatively if you have information but wish to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online by visiting No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.
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Julia Williams (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Admin, South Oxon and Vale)

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