Residents say machete was used during robbery
Local residents have reported a mugging on 19 September in Norroy Road by two men on a moped. It was posted on the Putney forum that they were armed with a machete and, having chased a group of youths, one member of the group was cut on the arm and had his watch taken.
Police have confirmed that they were called to a robbery in Putney at around 8.40pm. The spokesperson said: "On arrival, one man in his early twenties was found with injuries to his hand and was treated at the scene by the London Ambulance Service.
"A Rolex watch had been stolen from the male and a police investigation for robbery is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time."
We have asked the police to confirm if a knife or machete was involved, but they are unable to confirm as the investigation is ongoing.
If you witnessed this incident or can provide any information, contact police by calling 101 with reference to CAD7866/19SEP20”
September 22, 2020