Man tied up and threatened with knife in restaurant robbery

04 January 2017 by
Man tied up and threatened with knife in restaurant robbery

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an Indian restaurant in Lane End, High Wycombe was robbed and a 50-year-old man tied up and threatened with a knife.

The Lane End Tandoori (formerly the Osborne Arms) was targeted at 9pm by two Asian men in their mid to late thirties, around 6ft with short black hair. Both were wearing jeans, one was wearing a black coat and the other a red jacket.

The 50-year-old man was alone in the restaurant when the men entered. They tied him up and threatened him with a knife before stealing a wallet containing cash, a driving licence and bank cards of which they demanded the pin numbers.

Investigating officer DC Tim Robins, from High Wycombe Force CID, said: "Thankfully the victim was not injured but was understandably shaken by the incidents. I would like to speak to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity at around the time of the robbery. Anyone with any information should contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101".

Witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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