Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Trio wanted after Lancaster robbery on Wyresdale Road

Stolen: a red cornet during a mugging on Wyresdale Road
Police are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed by three men in Lancaster.

Around 12.40am on Friday 18th December, a 17-year-old male was walking on Wyresdale Road when he was approached by three men. One of them demanded the teenager hand over his bag while a second man tried to grab the teenager from behind.

He managed to run away but fell over, however after being pushed into a bush by two of the men he pushed tow of his attackers off and managed to get away.

It is believed a bag belonging to the victim was taken during the incident, with a red cornet, pictured, stolen.

The first male is described as aged 20, of slim build, with a slim face, large nose, wearing a grey Adidas tracksuit with blue stripes.

The second male is believed to be white, 5ft 10in tall, of slim build wearing a blue raincoat and the third man is described as white, with thick black eyebrows and stubble.

Detective Constable Sam Johnson, of Lancaster and Morecambe CID, said: “This was a distressing and frightening incident for the person involved.

“We would appeal to anyone with information about the men described or recognises the instrument pictured to contact officers immediately.”

• Anyone who can help police is asked to contact 101 quoting crime reference WB1510433

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