Police Appeal After Man Robbed in Houghton Regis

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Houghton Regis.

At around 10pm on Saturday 1st August, the man was on Bedford Square, near the park, when he was approached by five offenders. The group attacked the victim and stole his phone, his bank card, and a quantity of cash.

During the attack, the victim sustained superficial cuts to his face, stomach and forearm, which required medical attention but are not serious or life-threatening.

The offenders are described as young men, wearing face masks with their hoods up, riding bikes.

PC Helen Pecorini, investigating, said: “Thankfully the victim only suffered minor injuries, but was left distressed by this incident. We are appealing to anyone in the area who may have the offenders before or after the incident.”

Anyone who can offer any help in this matter is asked to get in contact with the police, or contact Crimestoppers.  Alternatively, information about this incident can be reported via police reporting website. Please quote reference 40/41454/20.

Crimestoppers number is 0800 555 111 and you do not have to give your name.

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