Witness Appeal

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Detectives investigating a robbery in Warrington are appealing for information from members of the public.

A 16-year-old boy was riding his bicycle along Longshaw Street in Bewsey and Whitecross when he was approached by a man.

The man produced a knife and threatened the teenager before steeling the bike and cycling away from the scene.

The incident took place at around 6.15pm on Saturday 19 June.

The man is described as white, aged in his twenties with dark hair over his brown eyes and a broken nose. He was of a large build and was wearing a grey tracksuit with the hood up and a black face covering.

The mountain bike is described as a black and green Carrera with green spokes and brake handles.

Enquiries in relation to the robbery have been ongoing and police are now appealing for information.

Detective Constable Stephen Martin, from Warrington Local Policing Unit, said: “Since the robbery was reported we have been conducting a number of lines of enquiry including reviewing CCTV footage and speaking to witnesses.

“However we are keen for more people to come forward. I want to encourage anyone who thinks they may know the identity of the suspect, saw or heard anything in the area or has CCTV or dash cam footage that may be of use to the investigation to come forward.”

If you can assist police with their enquiries please contact Cheshire Constabulary on 101 and quote IML 1017498. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.
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