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Police in Crewe are appealing for witnesses and video footage a robbery in the town.
At around 7.40am on Monday 10 January a 17-year-old girl was walking on the footpath between Henry Street and Greystone Park when she was approached from behind by an unknown man.
The man grabbed the victim before stealing her mobile phone, a red iPhone 13, and running off behind the Jehovah Witness building at the bottom of Greystone Park.
The suspect was described a white man, in his 30's or 40's, around 5’ 4” tall and of medium build; he was wearing all black clothing.
Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and officers are keen to hear from anyone with any information which may aid the investigation.
Police Constable Matthew Steele from Crewe Local Policing Unit, said: “Enquiries in relation to this incident are ongoing and we are committed doing all that we can to trace the person responsible.
“As part of our investigation we are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and believes they may have witnessed anything suspicious.
“The same goes for anyone with any video footage that may be relevant to our investigation.
“I’d urge anyone with any information, no matter how small, to get in touch.”
Anyone with information or CCTV footage that may help the ongoing investigation should contact Cheshire Police on 101, or at https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua, quoting IML 1174287.
Information can also be reported anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.