Images of three men released after violent street robbery of 87-year-old in Aylesbury

Thames Valley Police is issuing a continued appeal for witnesses following a robbery of an 87-year-old man which occurred in Aylesbury, and is releasing images of three men who might have vital information relating to the offence.

By Sam Dean
Monday, 23rd March 2020, 5:18 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd March 2020, 5:18 pm

The incident happened on Tuesday 17 March between about 9.50pm and 10.10pm in Kingsbury Square.

The victim, an 87-year-old man, left Paddy Power bookmakers’ and was walking along Granville Street.

An offender or offenders approached him from behind and hit him, causing him to fall onto the pavement face first.

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Three men police believe may have vital information relating to a street robbery

His wallet containing a bank card and £10 was then stolen from him.

The victim suffered a cranial bleed and also knocked out some teeth when he hit the ground. He also suffered extensive swelling to the right hand side of his face.

Investigator Hannah Mitchell of Aylesbury CID, said: “We are appealing again for any information about this incident, which left an elderly man with serious injuries. Today we are releasing images of three men who we think could have vital information about this.

“If you recognise these men, please get in touch as we need to make contact with them as soon as possible.

“If you witnessed the offence, or have any other details which you think could help us track down those responsible, please calling the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43200090463”