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Witness appeal following assault and robbery in Guildford

News   •   May 15, 2019 15:20 BST

We are appealing for witnesses following an assault and robbery in Guildford. The incident occurred on Friday, 3 May at around 2:10am outside Milkhouse Gate on Guildford High Street. The victim was standing near a taxi outside when she was approached by a man and assaulted. He then went on to steal her mobile phone.

The suspect is a white male with short black hair wearing a grey hoodie and three quarter length jeans.

Police are appealing for witnesses, particularly the driver of a green Guildford taxi, possibly a Toyota Prius who witnessed the incident.

Detective Constable Chris Woolford who is investigating has said: “We are seeking the driver of a taxi who is a key witness to a serious assault between a male and a female on Guildford High Street. We are urging them to come forward as they may be able to provide key information regarding this incident.”

If you can help, please contact us on 101, quoting incident reference PR/45190045979. You can also give information, 100% anonymously, to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111; or through their anonymous online form: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/