Police charge man after Sultan Road robbery in Portsmouth

POLICE have charged a man after a Portsmouth resident was assaulted in his own home and had mobile phones stolen.

Saturday, 22nd August 2020, 1:43 pm
Updated Saturday, 22nd August 2020, 2:30 pm

It’s alleged that a man and woman entered a home and a 39-year-old man was assaulted inside before mobile phones were stolen.

The incident happened in Sultan Road, Buckland, on Monday, just after 2pm.

As part of this investigation, Matthew Simon James Crocket, 23, of George Street in Ryde, Isle of Wight, has been charged with robbery.

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A woman police are looking for after an incident in Sultan Road, Buckland

He was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court this morning, where he was further remanded to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on September 21.

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Police still want to identify the woman in the picture, who was there at the time.

Officers say she is white, in her late 20s, 5ft, of a medium build, and has long dark hair.

Another picture of the woman whom police are hunting

She wore a black skirt, a red top, a cream coloured scarf, and large brown sunglasses.

Anyone with information can call 101, quoting the reference 44200314680.

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