Flick Knife Used In Chiswick Back Common Robbery

Teenager threatened with 6 inch blade after refusing to handover Ipod

The Police in Chiswick

A 17 year old boy managed to escape from a knife welding assailant last week after refusing to hand over his Ipod.

The incident happened on Thursday 6th December at 9.15 in the morning as the teenager was making his way towards Turnham Green Tube station along Chiswick Back Common Road.

As he walked along the stretch of the road behind Marks & Spencers listening to his Ipod, he was approached by two male suspects.

One of the suspects demanded the victim’s Ipod whilst threatening him with a 6 inch gold handled flick knife, but the victim refused to hand over his property. The suspect then attempted to slash the victim across the stomach.

The victim managed to escape by running off towards the tube station.

The first suspect as described as being a black male, aged 19 years, 5’10”, wearing a grey hoodie and grey tracksuit bottoms. The second suspect is described as a white male with a ‘skinhead’, aged 19, 6’0”, wearing a white chequered zip-up jacket and blue denim jeans.

Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Hounslow CID in confidence on 0208 247 6160/5940 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference number 0527554/07.


December 19, 2007