Thursday, 16 February 2012

Knifeman robs woman in pub

Dawes Road W6 is a bit out of the Bush but this robbery was so horrible I thought I'd cover it since the police have put out an appeal with a photo of the alleged attacker. Please take a close look and see if you recognise him.

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a robbery that occurred inside a pub on Dawes Road at approximately 15.30hrs on Monday 16 January.

A woman was sat at a table inside the premises when she was approached by the suspect who put his arm around her shoulder and threatened her with a small knife before demanding her watch, she gave it to him and he left the scene. The property stolen was a Michael Kors watch with a bronze and diamante face and bronze strap.

The victim, 37, was taken to hospital for treatment to a minor cut to her arm and later discharged.

The suspect is described as a black man with shiny skin, aged late teens to mid 20's and approximately 5ft 8in tall with a slim build. He had afro hair, a clean shaven face and was wearing a bright electric-blue puffer jacket with a red item underneath.

Police have released the above image of a male they would like to speak to in connection with this enquiry, and need your assistance in identifying him.

Detective Constable Wesley Hawkins of Hammersmith and Fulham Robbery Squad said:

"I am keen to speak to anyone who was in Dawes Road at the time and may have seen someone fitting the description of the suspect in the area or leaving the scene following the robbery."

Anyone with information is asked to call the Robbery Squad on 020 8246 2385 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please do.

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