Men take cash from cyclist in Fareham

Chief Inspector Sharon Woolrich

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TWO men stole almost £100 in cash from a cyclist in Fareham.

Police are appealing for information after a man was robbed in Redlands Lane at about 4am on Wednesday.

The 32-year-old man was cycling along the footpath when he was approached by two men on bikes who asked him for change.

When the man took money out of his pockets the men grabbed it and cycled away with £95 in cash.

The first man was white, about 5ft 10in, and aged between 30 and 35, with a local accent. He had a square jaw, rosy cheeks and he wore a yellow or cream-coloured summer jacket and dark trousers.

The second man was white, about 6ft, skinny, aged between 22 and 26, and clean shaven.

He had a pointed nose and was wearing a dark baseball cap, a long thigh-length jacket and denim jeans.

Anyone with information can call Det Con Chris Davies at Fareham police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.