Man robbed of cash in Fareham

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TWO thugs who robbed a 40-year-old man are wanted by police.

The victim, from Fareham, was approached in Highlands Road, Fareham, who asked him for a lighter.

As he attempted to look one of the men demanded money and took his wallet containing £70 cash from him between 10.50pm and 11.10pm on Sunday.

One suspect is white, aged 24 or 25, with short, dark hair, a stocky build and 5ft 6in tall.

The second man is black, aged in his late 20s and of a skinny build with light, braided blond hair in a ponytail and a gaunt face.

Detective Constable Sarah Ridler said: ‘This is a rare occurrence in this area. Were you walking or driving in the area of Highlands Road around the time of the incident and saw any suspicious activity or the offenders?’

Anyone with information should contact Det Con Ridler at Fareham police station on 101 or the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555111.