Witness appeal to attempted phone theft

Alert message sent 27/12/2019 14:53:00

Information sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police


We are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after an attempted phone theft in Shrewton. 

At around 9.30pm on Monday 23 December, a woman in her 20s was walking along the High Street, near to the junction with London Road, when she was approached by a male who try to snatch her phone from her. 

The woman resisted and the male fled the scene;  he was described as white with dark brown hair, clean shaven, in his late teens, approx. 5’6” tall, of skinny build and was wearing a black tracksuit jacket with red stripes on the shoulder. 

Although shaken the woman was unharmed. 

If you were in the area at the time and heard or saw anything suspicious or have information to help us, please call 101 and quote crime reference number: 54190126870.
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Mark Jones (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

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