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Appeal for information following robbery in Southampton

Press release   •   May 03, 2019 13:05 BST

We are appealing for information after a food delivery driver was robbed by two men in Gilpin Close in the early hours of Thursday (May 2) morning.

The delivery driver was delivering food to an address between 1.45am and 2am when he was approached by two men, one carrying an knife and the other a baseball bat. They demanded he hand over his money and the keys to his scooter, which he did.

The two men then left the scene on the scooter.

The delivery driver, a 34-year-old man from Southampton, was uninjured.

Both men are described as aged between 20 and 25-years-old, and six feet tall. One man is described as white and the other as black and both were wearing balaclavas.

They left on a white Honda scooter with the registration HX65HBU. It has not yet been recovered.

Detective Constable Shaun Docker from the Western Investigation Team said: “We have been carrying out a number of enquiries in the local area and are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened. We also want to speak to anyone who has seen the white Scooter since the incident or who knows where it might be.

“Someone will know who is responsible for this. If you don’t want to speak to us you can always ring Crimestoppers and you can leave information anonymously.”

Call 101 and quote 44190150224 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.