Man held up at knifepoint

Detectives are investigating after a man was mugged by a man armed with a knife.

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Detectives call for witnesses

Detectives are investigating after a 63-year-old man was robbed at knifepoint.

“This was a frightening incident for the victim, who although wasn’t injured, was left very shaken.

There may have been people in the area going out to get a morning paper who may have seen this incident or a man matching the description. If you have any information which may assist this investigation, please contact me."

– Detective Constable Solomon Koranteng

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Constable Koranteng at Basingstoke CID on 101 or via the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

Cash stolen by armed man

A 63-year-old man has been threatened with a knife and robbed in Popley, Basingstoke.

At about 6am on Saturday 10th November, the man, described by police as vulnerable, was walking across a footbridge from Abbey Road to Stratfield Road, when he was approached by an unknown man.

The second man drew a knife and threatened the victim. A small amount of cash and a travel clock was stolen.

The offender is described as a mixed race man who was about 6ft tall. He was wearing a dark-grey hooded top.


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