Thames Valley Police – ‘APPEAL for Witnesses following Theft in Banbury’

On Tuesday 17th March 2020, between 8:45 – 9:15pm, a woman in her sixties was walking past St Paul’s Church, on the Warwick Road, and using her mobile phone when she noticed a man walking towards her.
The man grabbed her mobile phone from her hand and ran away in the direction of the petrol station.

The offender is described as a slim built black man, in his twenties, approximately 5′ 6″ tall.
He was wearing a dark colour puffa-style jacket and dark blue trousers. He may also have been wearing gloves.

If you were in the area at the time, saw the incident or have any other information that could assist the Police with their investigations please call 101 quoting reference number ‘43200090377’.
Alternatively a report can be made online via the Thames Valley Police website – or you can contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, anonymously, via their website – or by calling 0800 555 111.—banbury