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Appeal for information following robbery in Portsmouth

Officers investigating the robbery of a man in his 70s in Portsmouth are now appealing to the public for information.


At around 2.20pm on Thursday 29 February the victim was at the Lloyd’s bank cashpoint on Cosham High Street when he was pushed to the ground by a man unknown to him. His wallet, which contained cash and bank cards, was taken and he sustained minor injuries to his hands.



Police carrying out enquiries into this incident would like to speak to the man pictured, who was seen in the area at the time, in connection with our investigation. He is described as:


  • White
  • 5ft 9ins tall
  • Of skinny build
  • Wearing grey tracksuit bottoms with a black stripe down the side and a puffer jacket which was black on top and had a white camo pattern at the bottom. He is described as wearing black shoes, a hood and a mask.

  • Do you recognise the person pictured? Were you on Cosham High Street at the time of the incident? Perhaps you saw what happened or the aftermath?


    Anyone with any information that may assist our enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting the reference number 44240088770.


    Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/

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