Robbery on Oxpens Road

A 17 year old boy has been forced to transfer funds at knifepoint on Oxpens Road in Oxford.

At approximately 6.20pm on Wednesday the 29th of July, a 17 year-old boy, was walking down Oxpens Road towards the train station when he was approached by a group of two other boys.

The boys threatened the victim with a knife, demanding that he give them money.  The victim was then forced to transfer money to an unknown bank account via bank transfer using his mobile phone.

Police note that the victim did not sustain physical injuries during the incident.

The first offender is described as white, around 16 years old, and approximately 5ft 7ins tall. He had dark hair, a slim build and had a BMX bike, potentially with an orange body.

The second offender is also described as white, between 16 and 18 years-old, and approximately 5ft 10ins tall. He had blonde hair, a medium build and had a dark coloured BMX bike.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Edward Horley, based at Oxford police station, said:

“This was a frightening experience for the victim, who was alone at the time of the incident. I am appealing to anyone who has any information about this incident to come forward.”

You can contact Police by calling 101 and quoting reference number 43200233869.

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