Man robbed of smartphone in Three Bridges


Police are searching for two men who robbed a man of his smartphone in Three Bridges.

At about 9pm on Sunday January 19 the 30-year old local man was walking home along a footpath between the parade of shops in Gales Drive, Three Bridges, and North Road, when he was approached by two men who demanded his LG Nexus smartphone and wallet which contained a few cards but no cash.

They ran off, throwing away the contents of his wallet as they did so. He was shaken but unhurt.

The two suspects are both described as of Asian or black appearance.

One was 6ft and skinny, with short shaved hair, possibly black, and clean shaven. he wore a tan or yellow coat.

The other suspect was 5ft 8in, of average build, wearing a blueish/greenish coat.

Detective Constable Mark Butcher said; “If you saw this pair in the area on that night, or have any other information, please contact us via 101 or email quoting serial 1361 of 19/1. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”