Police appealing for information after cash snatched in St Neots

Cambridgeshire police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to a robbery of around £1,000 in T

Cambridgeshire police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to a robbery of around £1,000 in Tebbutts Road. - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Cambridgeshire police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to a robbery of around £1,000 in St Neots.

Cambridgeshire police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to a robbery of around £1,000 in St Neots.

On Friday, October 16 the victim was walking back to his car in Tebbutts Road after withdrawing a large sum of money from the bank when he was approached by a man.

The offender took the envelope containing the cash and the man’s passport and made off on a BMX bike.

The victim attempted to stop the offender and chased him along Huntingdon Street, Cambridge Street and Cambridge Court before losing him.


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He managed to get the envelop back but later discovered that around £1,000 and his passport were missing.

Detective Constable Karen Rossi said: “This incident took place in a busy area of St Neots between 4.20pm and 4.50pm and I would urge anyone who may have seen something to come forward with information.”

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The offender is described as being white, aged 21 to 40 and approximately 6ft tall riding a BMX bike.

Anyone with information should call DC Karen Rossi on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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