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Man sought in connection with travel agent robbery

Do you recognise this man? Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

CCTV images have been released of a man wanted in connection with a robbery in South Gloucestershire.

A man walked into the First Choice travel agents on Downend Road, Downend where he threatened staff before making off with a quantity of cash.

The incident happened around 4.15pm on Saturday December 3.

Police now want help identifying the man. Who is described as:

  • White
  • About 5ft 10ins tall,
  • In his 30s,
  • With dark eyes.
  • Spoke with an Eastern European accent
  • Wore a striped scarf around his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and with the reference number 5216268590.

CCTV images of the man in First Choice Credit: Avon & Somerset Police


Blind man robbed in Gloucestershire

Police are urging anyone with any information to come forward Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Police are appealing for witnesses after a blind man was robbed in South Gloucestershire.

The incident took place on Wednesday (14/9) on Downend Road, Kingswood, at 5 past midnight.

The victim, a 53-year-old man, was walking home when he was approached by a number of men.

One asked the victim for a cigarette before grabbing his jacket.

The victim was then head-butted in the face, causing him to fall to the ground.

While on the ground, the victim's pockets were searched and a packet of cigarettes were stolen.

The men then ran off.

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