Detectives investigating a robbery in Warrington are appealing for witnesses Date published: 18th September 2017 11.28am

Detectives investigating a robbery in Warrington are urging witnesses to come forward.

At around 1.10am on Saturday, 9 September a 24-year-old man was walking along Thelwall New Road when he was approached by a man. The man had previously been stood across the road with a group of other men.

While brandishing a knife, the offender approached the victim and demanded he emptied his pockets. After taking the man’s wallet the offender walked off in the direction of Bradshaw Lane.

The offender is described as being white, aged in his early twenties, of a slim build and approximately 5”9 to 5ft 11 in height. He had a thin face and lips, dark eyes and short blonde hair. He was wearing a dark grey coloured hoody with the hood up and dark grey jogging bottoms.

Detective Constable Ian Bingley, of Warrington CID, said: “If you witnessed the robbery take place or saw a group of men in the area before or after the offence took place I would urge you to contact us on 101.”

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 61 of 9 September.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.