Witness appeal following attempted robbery at Flexford Reserve, Chandler's Ford
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We are appealing for information after an attempted robbery at Flexford Reserve, Chandlers Ford on Thursday 10 June.
At 4.20pm, the victim, a 17-year-old girl, was walking toward the Reserve from the direction of Ramalley Cemetery. As she crossed the footbridge above the railway line she was approached by three teenage boys, two of which took hold of her wrists while the third tried to take her bag.
The three teens were scared off by a couple walking their dogs. Nothing was taken and the girl was not injured.
Officers investigating the incident would like to identify three boys who were seen in the area at the time. The first boy is described as:
Aged between 13 and 15-years-old
Around 5foot 3inches tall
Of medium build
Light brown hair
Wearing a black Nike tracksuit with a Nike tick on the front and the hood up, white Nike trainers and a surgical mask.
The second boy is described as:
Aged between 12 and 14-years-old
4foot 10inches tall
Wearing a grey tracksuit with the hood up and a surgical mask.
The third boy is described as:
Aged between 15 and 16-years-old
5foot 1inch tall
Of large build
Wearing a black tracksuit with the hood up and a surgical mask.
We’re also keen to identify the couple who were out walking their dogs and helped the victim.
They’re described as being aged between 50 and 70 with a black Labrador and a Golden Retriever.
The man was wearing light coloured shorts and the woman was wearing a green flowing dress with flowers on it.
We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen or heard anything or has Dash Cam or CCTV footage that may have captured the offenders.
If you have any information that may assist our enquiries please call 101 quoting 44210227415.