Sur­vival knife rob­bery

Runcorn & Widnes Weekly News - - Front Page -

PO­LICE in Run­corn have re­leased a CCTV im­age of a man they would like to speak to in con­nec­tion with their in­ves­ti­ga­tion into a knife­point rob­bery.

A Cheshire po­lice spokesman said that an in­ci­dent took place in a car park on Lime Kiln Row in Castle­fields at 4.12pm on Satur­day, Jan­uary 7.

Two men aged 27 and 51 had just pulled their ve­hi­cle onto the car park when they were ap­proached by a man who po­lice say pulled a ‘large sur­vival style’ knife from his waist band and de­manded money. The suspect then made off with stolen cash and a mo­bile phone.

Po­lice have de­scribed the al­leged of­fender as white and of a large build, was wear­ing a beige woollen hat with a dark edge around the bot­tom, a dark three­quar­ter length coat and grey track­suit bottoms with white train­ers at the.

He also spoke with a ‘soft Mersey­side’ ac­cent. ●

De­tec­tive Con­sta­ble (DC) David Wood said: “We are very keen to speak with the man pic­tured so that we can progress with our en­quiries.

“Any­one who recog­nises the man or has any in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact po­lice.”

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion should con­tact DC Wood by call­ing 101 and quote in­ci­dent num­ber 519 of Satur­day, Jan­uary 7. Al­ter­na­tively in­for­ma­tion can be given anony­mously by call­ing Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111.

Po­lice are try­ing to trace this man

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