Crime Round-up: Man robbed at knifepoint in Town park
Crime / Sun 11th Aug 2013 am31 08:53am
Man robbed at knifepoint in Town Park
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was threatened with a knife at Town Park, in School Lane, Harlow.
The 24-year-old victim was in the park at about 4.50pm on Wednesday July 24 when he was approached by a man who asked him for a cigarette.
When the victim refused, the suspect produced a knife and threatened him.
The victim, who is from the Harlow area, then handed over a cigarette.
The suspect is described as a white man, aged in his late twenties , and of slim build. He is about 6ft tall with light blonde hair, blue eyes and was quite tanned. At the time he was wearing a dark green shirt and purple trousers.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Dc Georgette Beckett, or her colleagues at Harlow, on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police would like to speak with these two women about a theft from the Co-op in High Street, Harlow.
Two women walked into the store at about 5.20pm on Saturday July 27 and selected some meat and powdered baby milk from the display.
They placed them into a ‘bag for life’ and then left making no attempt to pay.
Anyone who recognises these women, or who has information, is urged to contact PC Mark Smith or his colleagues at Harlow on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Assault outside Caspians
Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault of a man in Harlow on Sunday, August 4.
A 24-year-old man from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, was celebrating his birthday in the town when he was subject of an unprovoked attack outside Caspians in The Rows at around 2am.
A glass bottle was smashed in the victim’s face causing serious injuries which required surgery.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Ds Mark Barber at Harlow CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.