Appeal for witnesses after robbery in Freshwater, Isle of Wight


We are appealing for information after a 20-year-old man was robbed whilst walking along Tennyson Road in Freshwater between 5.30pm and 5.35pm on Saturday 24 August.

The man reported that three boys approached him and made demands for him to hand over his rucksack and trainers.

The man’s rucksack is described as a beige Animal rucksack contained and it contained several items:

• Brown wallet with bank card and cash
• Charger and USM plug
• Blue headphones
• Keys with Bart Simpson keyring
• Black joggers and black t-shirt
• Black lanyard from the New Forest Show
• CEX card with an image of Bart Simpson on it

His trainers were also taken, a pair of maroon coloured Nike Air Walk trainers with a white trim and black laces.

The boys have been described as

Boy 1
• White
• Aged 18 or 19-years-old
• 5 feet 10 inches
• Slim build
• Short blonde hair
• Black, stubbly beard
• Jeans
• Grey t-shirt
• White trainers

Boy 2
• White
• Aged 17-years-old
• Brown hair
• Blue shorts
• Black t-shirt with Adidas logo on top left

Boy 3
• White
• Larger build
• Black hooded top
• Black joggers
• Black shoes with white Nike tick

We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of offence who saw boys matching these descriptions, or may have witnessed this incident.

Furthermore, if you know where any of the above items are, please get in contact.

Call 101 and quote 44190301151.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.