Man threatened with stick before robber steals his camera
- Credit: IAN BURT
A camera was stolen from a man who was taking pictures of a medieval church.
The robbery took place on the junction of Colegate and St George's Street in Norwich on Wednesday, August 15, at about 2pm.
It happened while the 34-year-old victim took photographs of St George's Church.
The suspect was carrying a wooden stick before demanding the camera, according to a Norfolk Police spokesman.
While making a second demand, the offender pointed the stick towards the victim before the Nikon D5100 digital SLR was handed over.
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The suspect is described as white, of slim build and aged between 30-40 years-old, with short brown spiky hair. He was wearing blue knee-length denim shorts and a t-shirt.
The stolen camera was worth around £270.
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Witnesses should contact Det Con Chris Edwards at Norwich CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.