Teenager Assaulted As Thief Snatches Xmas Shopping

PSP and three games stolen in Priory Avenue robbery

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The Police in Chiswick

A 14 year old boy was assaulted during a lunchtime street robbery.

The incident happened on Friday 21st December at 13.55 as the boy made his way home from the High Road after shopping with his mother in the Game store.

As he approach Chiswick & Bedford Park School on Priory Avenue, he heard something behind him.

As he turned he saw the suspect running towards him. The suspect pushed the teenager into a car, punched him on the right arm and grabbed the bag containing a PSP and three games from him.

The suspect then ran off towards Acton Green.

The victim told Police that he had not been aware of anyone following him from the shop, and had not seen the suspect until he looked behind him.

The victim was left with a red mark on his arm but had no other injuries. He described the suspect as a 20 year old black male, medium build, 5’7”, dressed all in black with a hooded top with black stubble on his face.

Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Hounslow CID on 0208 247 6160/5940 or Crime Stoppers 0800 555111 quoting crime reference 0528266.

December 18, 2008