Man threatened with knife an robbed at nature reserve

Officers investigating a robbery in Stafford are appealing for witnesses.

At around 11.30am on Thursday (6 June) a man walking his dog on Doxey Marshes was approached by two men who asked him for a cigarette.

As the man handed over the cigarette, the younger male grabbed his arm and demanded the man's bag.

A struggle began and the older offender produced a knife.

The younger man snatched the bag and both suspects made off with it. The bag contained cash and personal documents.

Fortunately, the dog walker was not injured during the incident. 

The younger offender is described as being mixed race, Afro Caribbean about 5ft 11ins tall and of slim build. He had a black goatee beard and spoke with a Cannock accent. He was wearing a black baseball cap with a red logo above the peak, a black puffer-type jacket, grey jogging bottoms and white golfing gloves. 

The older offender was a white man in his mid-30s, between 6ft 2ins and 6ft3ins tall, with short dark hair and a swarthy complexion. He was wearing a red waist-length zipped rain jacket, navy ripped jeans and black hiker-style boots. He spoke with a Stafford accent. 

Anyone with any information or who was in the area at that time is asked to ring 101 quoting incident 336 of 6 June.

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