A man in is 20s has been robbed at knifepoint in a car park in Bournemouth.
At around 7.30pm on Tuesday 6 April the victim met a man in the Cotlands Road car park.
It is reported that the man got into the passenger seat of the victim’s car and subsequently produced a knife from his pocket and made attempts to injure the victim.
The victim ran away and spoke to a member of the public, who helped him report the incident to Dorset Police. He did not sustain any injuries.
It was later discovered that an iPhone and a set of keys were stolen from the vehicle.
Officers attended and carried out a search of the area, assisted by the NPAS helicopter, in a bid to locate the offender.
The suspect is described as black, in his early 20s, approximately five feet nine inches tall and of stocky build with thin dreadlocks. He was wearing a black bin liner-style jacket, a black T-shirt and black denim jeans with a rose on the side. The man has a tattoo on the right side of his neck that could be an ‘S’ or a dollar sign.
Investigations officer Max Surman, of Dorset Police’s Priority Crime Team, said: “We are carrying out a full investigation into this robbery and I am appealing to anyone with information that may assist our enquiries to please get in touch.
“I would urge anyone who recognises the man from the description given, or who witnessed what happened, to please contact Dorset Police.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210054092. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111.
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