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Two men robbed at knifepoint in Colchester
5:48pm Monday 17th September 2012 in News
CYCLISTS have been robbed at knifepoints in copycat attacks in Colchester.
Detectives are appealing for information following two incidents in Colchester which are believed to be connected.
The first happened on a footpath between the Cowdray Centre and Colchester North Station at about 8.45pm on Monday,September 10.
The second incident happened at about 8.10pm on Wednesday, September 13, on a footpath in Highwoods Country Park, near Thornton Drive.
The man is thought to be eastern European and is about 5ft 9in tall.
He was wearing a hooded top and some sort of mask over his face.
Anyone who can help should contact PC King or Det Con Trevor Clark of Colchester police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
See the full story in Tuesday's Gazette.