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Rolex watch snatched from victim as he walked through Nottingham park

A man had an expensive Rolex watch snatched from his wrist when he was robbed while out walking.

At least two suspects are believed to have approached the victim demanding he hand over his phone and money.

After handing over his cash the suspects spotted his Rolex watch on his arm and demanded he hand it over to them.

The incident happened around 9.45pm as the victim was walking through Forest Recreation Ground on Sunday 26 September 2021.

The victim was uninjured during the robbery but has been left shocked.

An investigation has now been launched to try and identify the suspects and reunite the watch with its owner with police appealing for anyone who may have seen the robbery take place to get in touch.

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Detective Sergeant Nick Wood, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a shocking incident which resulted in the victim feeling scared and shocked after being robbed of his watch.

“Robbery can have a huge impact on victims as this involves their property being taken by force and under duress.

“We will always thoroughly investigate reports such as this and our officers are still conducting a number of enquiries in the area.

“We are now appealing for anyone with any information which could lead to us identifying the suspects to come forward.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact 101 quoting incident 792 of 26 September 2021.

 

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