Police launch urgent manhunt for robber with 'scruffy hair and dirty clothes' after man is mugged at knifepoint in Gosport

POLICE are hunting for a knife-wielding thug who carried out a daylight robbery in Gosport.

By Tom Cotterill
Monday, 4th July 2022, 6:35 pm

The attack took place between 10.15pm and 10.45pm on Thursday, June 30.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was walking along Brockenhurst Road when he was approached by another man.

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The attack took place between 10.15pm and 10.45pm on Thursday, June 30.  The victim, a man in his 30s, was walking along Brockenhurst Road when he was approached by another man. Pictured is Brockenhurt Road.

The man asked the victim for a light before producing a knife and taking his wallet.

The robber is described as being white, aged between 20-29, about 5ft 9ins tall and of slim build.

Police say the attacker also had ‘dirty, scruffy blonde hair’, stubble and was wearing a grey hoody and dirty jeans.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire police added: ‘Officers investigating the incident are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed something.

‘Do you have any private CCTV, including Ring doorbell, between Brockenhurst Roundabout and Anns Hill Road that may have captured something?’

Witnesses or those with information should call police on 101 quoting 44220261365 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.