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We are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Portsmouth on Tuesday morning (5 July).
At approximately 7.30am, a 36-year-old man was on London Avenue, between Gladys Avenue and London Road, when a man approached him and punched him to the face.
He then attempted to take some of the victim’s property before running away in the direction of Gladys Avenue.
The victim suffered minor injuries to his face.
An investigation is underway and officers are conducting enquiries. We are currently looking at CCTV in the area and will update you if we get any images to release to the public which may assist our enquiries.
The man involved is described as:
Do you recognise this description? We believe there may have been a number of people in the area at the time who were on their way to work or taking their children to school.
We’re keen to hear from anyone who recognises the description or who was in the area at the time and saw what happened or the aftermath. Perhaps you were driving through the area and have dash cam that may show the incident or the suspect leaving the scene?
Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting 44220267539. Alternatively go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report