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Robber targets vulnerable Basingstoke man
A ROBBER made off with a small amount of change after threatening a vulnerable man in Basingstoke.
The crime took place at 11am on Sunday, October 14, in Lower Church Street.
The 54-year-old victim from Basingstoke, who police describe as vulnerable, was approached by a man who threatened him and demanded that he hand over some money.
The victim handed over a small amount of change.
The robber had short brown hair, was aged in his 20s, and wore tracksuit bottoms with a light blue stripe down the leg and a navy t-shirt.
Detective Constable Paul Smith said: “Fortunately the victim wasn't injured, but he was extremely shaken by this incident.”
Anyone with information can contact DC Smith at Basingstoke police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 101.