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Police search door to door for knifepoint robbery suspects

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Police have been going door to door in the search for two men suspected of a robbery.

The incident happened on Thursday morning (August 30) at around 11.30am in Newport Road, Cowes.

A 20-year-old man is said to have been robbed at knifepoint by two men who took his coat and the contents.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: “Officers have been carrying out house to house enquiries on Newport Road in Cowes after a robbery which happened around 11.30am on Thursday.

“A 20-year-old man had his coat and its contents taken by two men, one of whom was described as holding a knife.

“No-one was hurt and enquiries are ongoing.”

Newport Road, Cowes