Man attacked after refusing to hand over £50
Newsdesk • Published 30 Jul 2012 17:30
A MAN was struck over the head in Slough High Street after refusing to hand over £50.
The 27-year-old was leaving the Queensmere Shopping Centre by the exit on to the High Street, near the cinema, when he was approached by a man demanding £50, at around 1.15pm on Thursday, July 19.
When he refused he was struck on the head and was left was a small cut above his right eye. Police believe the offender may have been carrying a knife.
The offender is described as Asian, 5ft 7ins, of a large build and around 35 to 40-years-old. He had a stubble beard and was wearing a dark coloured hooded jumper.
After the attack, the offender walked off down the High Street with another Asian man, in the direction of the Job Centre.
Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the offence, recognises the description of the offender, or who saw the offender in the area around the time of the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Gary Hooks via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police Enquiry Line on 101 or to remain anonymous call charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.