Valuables stolen in beach robbery

PUBLISHED: 17:03 11 September 2012


A MAN had his wallet, cash and other valuables stolen when he was taking a daytime walk down the beach.

The robbery took place opposite the old lighthouse, between Burnham and Berrow, sometime after 1pm yesterday (Mon).

Two men approached the victim and stole his wallet, containing £180 cash, bank cards and his driving licence.

They also took a gold chain, and a Royalty gent’s wrist watch with a leather strap.

The watch is distinctive and has a compass on the back of it when you turn it over.

The second hand had broken off and was loose inside and it had Roman numerals with gem stones at each number and on each hand.

Both men are described as white, about 19-20 years old and having Somerset accents.

The first is about 5ft 8 to 5ft 11ins tall and of a skinny build.

He had cropped, short, ginger hair.

He was wearing a gold sovereign ring on his left had, a green hooded style sweat shirt with the Adidas logo in white on front, blue denim jeans with pockets by the knees and the back of the legs and white Animal trainers.

The second man is described as well- built, with a high forehead and short, dark, straight hair, which was brushed forwards and slightly shorter around the back and sides.

He had a spotty complexion and was wearing a black, zipped, hooded style top with a white T-shirt underneath, black silky jogging bottoms with small white Umbro motif near the right hand pocket and Umbro printed down side of right thigh,

He was also wearing black and white Nike air max trainers with a grey bubble in the heal.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting crime reference 99038/12.

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