E-fits of suspected robbers who attacked man in Waterlooville are released by Hampshire police

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POLICE hunting a pair of robbers have released a digital image of the suspects.

The incident took place in Rosemary Lane, Waterlooville, between 5pm and 5.30pm on Saturday.

A white Iveco tipper lorry was broken into and a large quantity of tools were stolen.

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A 31-year-old man was threatened by two men, who then drove off in a black Saab 9-3 Vector Sport motor car.

Police said the victim ‘wasn’t injured’ and that they are now searching for the suspects.

The first robber was white, stocky, with shaved short hair and wearing a light top. He was in his late 30s and about 5ft 6in.

The second attacker was white with tanned skin, slim and had dark brown hair. He was wearing a dark hooded top and tracksuit bottoms and was described as being 5ft 11in and in his early 30s

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Officers investigating this incident have so far made three arrests.

An 18-year-old man from Winchester and a 30-year-old man, also from Winchester, were both arrested on suspicion of robbery. Both have been released with no further action.

A 22-year-old man from Winchester was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled drug above the specified limit and has been released under investigation.

A spokesman for Hampshire police added: ‘Officers have been following lines of enquiry and are now appealing to the public for help.

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‘Anyone who recognises these men or has any information is asked to call us on 101 quoting 44200441809.’

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org

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