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Mopeds stolen at knifepoint in robbery

PUBLISHED: 12:30 07 March 2020 | UPDATED: 12:30 07 March 2020

The mopeds were taken from a driveway in Colchester (file photo) Picture: KATIE COLLINS/PRESS ASSOCIATION

The mopeds were taken from a driveway in Colchester (file photo) Picture: KATIE COLLINS/PRESS ASSOCIATION

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Police are appealing for information after two mopeds were taken after a man threatened his victim with a knife on his driveway.

The incident happened at around 7.40pm on Friday evening in Straight Road in Colchester, when the victim witnessed a the knife-wielding suspect take the two vehicles.

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One of the mopeds was later recovered in Westlands Park.

Essex Police believe the suspect was being assisted by two other men, who were all wearing dark-coloured hooded tops.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact police, quoting crime reference number 42/3627/20.

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