Victim left 'shaken' after being robbed by gang in Dunstable

A young man was left "shaken" after a gang robbed him of his mobile phone in Dunstable.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 11:54 am
The incident happened near the cafe in Bennetts Close

On Friday, May 7, at around 9.55pm, the victim was sitting on a bench near the café on Bennetts Close when he was approached by three men.

The men attacked the victim and tried to take his bicycle.

They stole his mobile phone before fleeing the scene towards Bull Pond Lane.

The offenders are described as three young men, but one was of a much larger build than the other two.

PC James Holohan, investigating, said: “This incident has left the victim very shaken and we are keen to catch those responsible.

“We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any video doorbell footage or CCTV in the area.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 40/22829/21.

Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.