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Terrifying Woking attack sees driver hit in the head with brick before being threatened with a knife

Terrifying Woking attack sees driver hit in the head with brick before being threatened with a knife

Published by Josh Kerr at 1:04pm 10th October 2019. (Updated at 1:47pm 10th October 2019)

A driver has had a brick thrown through his car window, before being threatened with a knife in Woking. 

The victim was on his way to work when he was targeted by a teenager in Pollard Road last Wednesday (October 2). 

He was driving a blue Toyota Aygo and was about to turn right onto Princess Road, when the suspect threw a brick through the open car window, hitting the victim on the head.

Police say the suspect then threatened the victim with a knife and demanded the victim get out of the car before stealing his mobile phone and running off in the direction of the Princess pub.

The suspect is described:

  • Male
  • Asian
  • Around 17 years old
  • 5ft 9 tall, of slim build
  • Dark brown hair
  • Was wearing dark tracksuit bottoms and a grey camouflage jacket.

Detective Constable Antony Brady, said:

“This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim who was left visibly shaken and had to be treated by paramedics on scene.

"We are appealing for help from the public who may have seen anything or has any information which could help us progress our enquiries.

"If you live or were travelling in the area at the time, you might have CCTV or dashcam footage which could assist us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference PR/45190100385.

If you don’t want to speak to police, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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