Crewe Police Appeal For Witnesses To Street Robbery

Police are appealing for information from the public following a robbery in Crewe.

Cheshire policeAt about 5.30pm on Monday 12th January 2015, the victim, a 19-year-old man, was walking along Flag Lane when he was followed by the offender.
The offender followed the victim on to Richard Moon Street and overtook him before appearing to enter an alleyway leading to Bateman Close.

As the victim walked past the alleyway, the offender grabbed the victim and forced him to the floor.
He then stole the victim’s MP3 player and mobile phone before fleeing the scene in the direction of Goddard Street.

The offender is described as white, about 5’9″ tall, between 20 and 21 years old with a heavy muscular build. He had black spikey hair and was wearing a red and grey hooded top with grey tracksuit bottoms.
His face was covered with a scarf.

DC Jo Goody of Crewe CID said:

Fortunately the victim was not injured during the incident but he was left shaken by what had happened.

We are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area at the time who witnessed the incident or who may know who the offender is.

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 637 of 12 January 2015. Information can also be left anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.