Police appeal after Blackpool robbery

Do you recognise this man?

Thursday, 26th July 2018, 5:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th July 2018, 6:27 pm
Police have appealed for anyone who recognises this man following a robbery in Blackpool

Police are looking to identify him following a robbery in Blackpool last month.

Officers were called around 4.30am on June 26 after a man was found in Queen Street with facial injuries.

The victim reported he had been attacked and robbed by two men in an alleyway having met them both in a nearby bar.

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The pair took £300 and the victim’s mobile phone before making off from the scene.

Police say they are keen to identify the man, pictured, in connection with their investigation.

Det Con Hannah Ogilvie, of Blackpool CID, said: “The victim has been befriended by the suspect and one other male.

“They have lead the victim into an alleyway where they have then proceeded to punch him to the floor before stealing items from him.

“The men have then ran off leaving the victim injured and having to run to find help.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who recognises this man.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference WA1814474, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.