Appeal after knife point robbery of laptop in Gloucester


A man was robbed of his laptop in Gloucester yesterday  afternoon after a knife was pulled on him.

At approximately 3.10pm a man was returning to his parked car on Napier Street, close to the junction of Widden Street, when he was approached from behind by two men.

The men asked the victim to hand over his silver Apple MacBook Pro and when he refused one of the men produced a kitchen knife.

One offender is described as black, in his late 20s, 6ft tall, of a stocky/muscular build, with a long and skinny face. He was wearing a blue and black baseball cap, a blue t-shirt under a grey zip-up hoody along with grey jogging bottoms and spoke with a Caribbean accent.

The second offender is described as white, in his late 20s, 6ft tall, a skinny build and light brown bushy hair. He was wearing a navy blue zip-up hoody.

The laptop is a silver Apple MacBrook Pro, with the white Apple logo in the centre of the lid, it has a slight chip on the lid and was inside a tightly-fitted dark grey zip-up case which had blue stripes and “Skull Candy” written down one end.

The victim was unharmed in the incident.

Officers are asking for any witnesses to call 101 and quote incident 300 of 31 May.