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Appeal for witnesses following possession of an offensive weapon

Alert message sent 17/11/2021 16:57:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident in which a man was reported to be carrying a knife near to the A4 Bath Road, outside Claycotts School. 

The incident occurred between 8.30am and 9.45am yesterday (16/11). A young boy was followed on his way to school and then chased by an unknown man who had a knife. 
The boy was not injured.

The offender is described as a black man who was wearing a black top and coat, carrying an orange Sainsbury’s bag and wearing a black hat. The man also walked with a limp.
Investigating officer PC Paul Green, based at Slough police station, said: “I would like to appeal to anybody who may have information or had been in the area and witnessed anything to please get in touch.

“You can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43210517995.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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Rachel Ward (Police, Corporate Communications, Thames Valley)

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