Appeal for information following robbery in Portsmouth
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We are appealing for information following a robbery in Portsmouth.
On Wednesday 7 December a man in his 40s was approached by a man unknown to him in a field on Drayton Lane between 9pm and 9.20pm.
The man asked the victim for a cigarette before producing a knife and taking around £100 in cash and a Rolex watch. He then ran away in the direction of East Cosham Road or London Road.
The victim was not injured during the incident.
Since this incident was reported to us we have been following a number of lines of enquiry available to us in order to identify the man involved. We now have this e-fit image of a man, seen in the area at the time, who we would like to speak to in connection with the incident. He is described as:
Aged in his late 30s or early 40s
Approximately 5ft 11ins tall
Spoke with an English accent
Short, scruffy dark brown beard
Wearing a plain dark blue or black beanie hat turned up at the bottom, which covered his hair. He was also wearing a dark hooded jacket coat.
We would like to hear from anyone who recognises this description or the image in the e-fit. We would also like to hear from anyone in the East Cosham Road, London Road or Drayton Lane areas who has witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area or has CCTV footage of the area on the date and time mentioned above.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 44220495664.
Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/