A man trying to sell an iPhone through Facebook has been robbed by a ‘chubby’ offender in Aylesbury

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his fifties was robbed by two men in Cromwell Avenue on Wednesday.

The victim was selling an iPhone through Facebook Marketplace and the two men went to his home in response to the listing.

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One of the men pushed the victim while the other ran off with the phone. They both jumped into a silver Skoda and jumped off.

The two men are described as white and with eastern European accents.

The first man, who pushed the victim, is described as around 5ft 6ins tall, of chubby build and around 30 years old with stubble. He was wearing a black hooded top with the hood up, trainers and was carrying what looked like a briefcase.

The second offender is described as around 20 to 25 years old, 6ft tall and clean shaven. He was wearing a red hooded top with a black stipe down the front, with trainers on his feet.

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The phone stolen was an iPhone 12 Pro Max in pacific blue.

Investigating officer, PC Katie Jiggens, based at Aylesbury police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, or who has information about what happened to please contact police.

“I’d also ask anyone with dash-cams who were in the local area or anyone with personal CCTV or a video doorbell to check any footage in case it may have captured something that could assist with the investigation.

“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43210360521.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.”

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