Appeal following attempted robbery in Basingstoke underpass
Main article content
We are appealing for witnesses and information following an attempted robbery in an underpass in Basingstoke.
The incident occurred between 8.30pm and 8.46pm on Thursday, November 8.
A 39 year old man was walking through the underpass near the junction with Sherbourne Road and Oakridge Road when he was approached by a man who showed him a knife and demanded money.
The victim didn’t hand anything over and walked away.
The suspect is described as being a white male, possibly in his early 20s, around five feet nine inches tall. He had blue eyes, a slim build and was wearing a black hoodie with mousey hair.
Were you in the vicinity of the underpass around this time? Did you see anything suspicious? If you can help, please get in touch by calling 101 and quoting reference 44190402243.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting the same reference.