Police are appealing for information following a robbery that took place in broad daylight in a busy car park in Andover on Friday 8th January.
The incident happened at some time between midday and 12.20pm when the 38-year-old victim walked into the male toilets in The George Yard car park.
Once inside, a man asked the victim for the time and when the victim took his phone out to look at the time, the man said ‘I’ll take that’. He then punched the victim in the face and grabbed the grey Apple Iphone 6 before running off.
The victim sustained reddening to his face.
The man police want to speak to is described as: white with a dark complexion, aged around his late 40s, around 5ft 10ins and of medium build. he had short dark or black hair. He was wearing jeans and a navy top. He spoke with an Eastern European accent.
Detective Constable Chris Phillips, said: “This is incident happened in broad daylight in a busy car park. We are looking for witnesses who were in the car park at that time who may well have seen the suspect fleeing the area. If you have any information, please get in touch with us as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Chris Phillips at Basingstoke police station on 101 or call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.