‘knife-point’ robbery on Tavistock Street


A man has been robbed on Tavistock Street in the early hours of the morning by three men thought to be armed with a knife.

At around 1:20am last week, (28 June), three men approached the victim claiming to have a knife. They took cash and his watch before running off towards Manton Lane.

The robbers are described as three black men in their early 20s and were all wearing dark clothing.

DC Luke Williams, investigating, is now appealing for witnesses to come forward: “This was a brazen act where three men targeted a lone victim in the early hours of the morning and left him with cuts and bruises.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time, as any information will help us with our enquiries.

“Robbery is a priority for the force, and we remain absolutely committed to apprehending those responsible. Personal robbery can leave a victim in immeasurable distress and fear and we take all reports of this crime extremely seriously.”

If you have any information, please contact DC Williams on 101 quoting 40/36742/19 or alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.