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Detectives investigating two armed robberies in the New Forest are speaking to passengers at Brockenhurst train station this morning.
They are hoping to jog someone's memory about the first robbery, which happened at the station five weeks ago. A man was threatened at gunpoint and driven to a cashpoint, where he was forced to withdraw money.
Police will be speaking to passengers at Brockenhurst railway station this morning as part of their investigation into two armed robberies in the New Forest.
Detectives hope to jog the memories of commuters who regularly use the station.
The first robbery occurred in the station’s car park on Wednesday morning, December 5th.
A 65-year-old man was approached as he got out of his Porsche 911 Carrera and threatened at gunpoint, before being forced to drive to the HSBC bank in Brockenhurst where a sum of money was withdrawn.
The offender then dumped his victim in the middle of the New Forest before abandoning the car on Sway Road.
Detectives will play audio of the offender captured in the background of a 999 call made by his second victims. An artist’s impression of the suspect will also be shown.