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Police appeal after attempted phone robbery near St Chads High School, Runcorn
1:43pm Wednesday 24th October 2012 in News
POLICE are appealing for information after an attempted robbery in Runcorn.
The 19-year-old victim was walking along the footpath adjacent to St Chads High School, which runs between Grangeway and Thorn Road, when he was grabbed by a man who demanded his phone.
Police said the victim ‘overpowered’ the offender who fled the scene on Saturday between 12.01 and 12.20am.
The man is described as white, about 6ft tall, 18-years-old with a slim build.
He was wearing a dark jacket, black tracksuit trousers and a scarf covering the lower part of his face.
Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 38 of 20 October 2012 or information can also be left anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.