Clown mask man attacks takeaway driver in Havant

Police want information after the robbery
Police want information after the robbery

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THREE men wearing clown, pumpkin and skeleton masks robbed a takeaway delivery driver, police said.

The 30-year-old victim was driving in his Vauxhall Zafira in Harbridge Court, Warren Park, when the trio stood in the road blocking his path.

Each man was wearing a rubber mask, with the victim saying one was wearing a pumpkin mask, another a skeleton mask and the third man was wearing a clown mask.

One of the men approached the car and assaulted the victim through the window.

They pulled the man out the car and two of the men assaulted him.

All three men then fled down an alleyway in Swanmore Road. Around £200 to £250 was taken.

It happened at 7.20pm on Friday, October 14, Hampshire police said.

Detective Constable Mark Brockman said: 'Someone must know the offenders, and it is unlikely the three people involved kept this incident to themselves. If you know who is responsible, please contact police immediately.

'These people must have been in the area for a period of time before this happened, so we would like to hear from anyone who saw three men matching these descriptions in this area prior to the incident, as well as during or after.'

A police spokesman added: 'One of the men was described as white, medium build, between 5ft 9ins and 5ft 10ins tall, with bright ginger hair.

'He was described as wearing a white jumper with a dark blue or black horizontal stripe, and was wearing a rubber style skeleton mask.

'A second man was described as white, slim, between 5ft 7ins and 5ft 11ins tall, and wearing a rubber style pumpkin mask which covered his whole head.

'A third man was described as white, aged between 17 and 21 years, slim to medium build, between 6ft 1ins tall and 6ft 2ins tall.

'He was described as wearing blue or black tracksuit bottoms and a rubber style clown mask.'

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Brockman on 101, quoting 44160389211, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.