Police appeal for witnesses to Congleton robbery Date published: 8th March 2017 12.01pm

Police in Congleton are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in the town.

At 9.20pm on 4 March 2017 two women were walking along Fox Street when they were approached by two men dressed in dark clothing.

They pushed one of the women causing her to fall. The men then stole her handbag and ran onto the A54 towards St Stephens Church.

The men were both dressed in black clothing with their hoods up. They were in their late teens early 20s and of slim build.

DC Phil Macey said: “The victim was left shaken and bruised by her ordeal. Thankfully this is an isolated incident and we are continuing to make a number of enquiries in the area to find those responsible.

“I would urge anyone with information to contact me.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Phil Macey on 101 quoting incident number 930 of 4 March 2017.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.