Appeal for witnesses following Portsmouth knifepoint robbery
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We’re appealing for witnesses to a robbery which took place near Kingston Cemetery in Portsmouth.
At around 6.45pm on Sunday 12 December, a man in his 40s was walking north along George Street, towards New Road, when he was approached from behind by a man with a knife.
The man demanded the victim hand over his rucksack, which contained some wireless headphones and a Samsung tablet.
He has been described as:
- Aged between 17 and 24 years
- 5ft 11ins tall
- Spoke with an English accent
- Wearing black puffer style jacket, with writing on the upper right side of the chest and with the hood up
- Wearing dark trousers
- Black scarf over his face
Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw a man matching this description in this area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44190441614.
Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org