A report of a robbery in Cowes on the Isle of Wight is prompting an appeal for witnesses.
Two men, aged 19 and 20, from the Isle of Wight, were approached from behind while they were in Queens Road, Cowes at 11.40pm on Monday, August 8, 2011.
It’s alleged someone threatened them and demanded money. One of the victims handed over £10 and several receipts. The other victim handed over £20 and a mobile phone. No injuries were reported.
Any witnesses or people with information about the identities of possible suspects are asked contact Det Con Vici Hayward at Newport Police Station by phoning 101 or emailing http://www.hampshire.police.uk/Internet/contact/message_officer.htm.
From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call police on 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
Two 20-year-old men from the Isle of Wight were arrested on suspicion of robbery and bailed until September 21, 2011 pending further enquiries.