Teenage girl robbed at knifepoint in High Wycombe

Teenage girl robbed at knifepoint in hogh Wycombe

Teenage girl robbed at knifepoint in hogh Wycombe

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A TEENAGE girl was threatened with a knife during a terrifying robbery in a High Wycombe alleyway this week.

The 17-year-old victim was walking in the alleyway next to Totteridge Mosque, which runs between Totteridge Road and Townfield Road, between 6.20pm and 6.30pm on Monday.

She was approached by a man who pointed what the victim describes as a kitchen knife at her before demanding her purse and iPhone and grabbing them.

The girl, who was uninjured, ran from the scene.

The suspect is white, of medium build, in his thirties, about 5ft 8in tall, with short light ginger frizzy hair, which was possibly balding and with light ginger stubble.

He was wearing a dark thigh-length padded coat and blue jeans.

The items stolen were a white iPhone 5 in a clear plastic case with a black giraffe motif on the reverse, and a black Ted Baker purse containing cash, bank cards and loyalty cards.

Investigating officer, PC Helen Gilbert said: “I would like to appeal to anyone who recognises the description of the offender, or has any information about the offence to contact police immediately via 101.

“This was a particularly frightening experience for the victim, and I am determined to bring the perpetrator to justice.”

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4:45pm Thu 24 Apr 14

kh_wycombe says...

“This was a particularly frightening experience for the offender, and I am determined to bring the perpetrator to justice."

And probably for the victim as well ;)
“This was a particularly frightening experience for the offender, and I am determined to bring the perpetrator to justice." And probably for the victim as well ;) kh_wycombe
  • Score: 18

5:03pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Bartholomew HuckleBerry says...

How do these reporters get a job where attention to detail is the top requirement for a position of this sort. Clearly nobody at this useless newspaper cares about what they report. They merely copy and paste news from other sources without proof reading which is another pre-requisite. Apprentices from a primary schools would be more useful.
How do these reporters get a job where attention to detail is the top requirement for a position of this sort. Clearly nobody at this useless newspaper cares about what they report. They merely copy and paste news from other sources without proof reading which is another pre-requisite. Apprentices from a primary schools would be more useful. Bartholomew HuckleBerry
  • Score: 13

5:26pm Thu 24 Apr 14

J B Blackett says...

'This was a particularly frightening experience for the offender' (quote from BFP)
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Really ? We mean - REALLY ?
'This was a particularly frightening experience for the offender' (quote from BFP) . Really ? We mean - REALLY ? J B Blackett
  • Score: 6

10:08pm Thu 24 Apr 14

WycombeMan&Boy says...

I thought for a minute that Mr Feldberg been transferred to the News desk after his 'Three Masonry' howler in his boxing report....
I thought for a minute that Mr Feldberg been transferred to the News desk after his 'Three Masonry' howler in his boxing report.... WycombeMan&Boy
  • Score: 4

3:11am Fri 25 Apr 14

no1buzz says...

I like the advert for 'material arts'
I like the advert for 'material arts' no1buzz
  • Score: 3

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