Police appeal for information after quad bike is stolen

First published in Runcorn and Widnes World: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

POLICE appealed for information today after a quad bike was stolen in Widnes.

A recovery driver was transporting it along Montague Road when he was approached by two men in a dark coloured Ford Focus who demanded he release the quad bike.

He took it off the vehicle and the offenders fled with it.

DC Neal Davidson, of Widnes CID, said: "We appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time who may have information which could assist with our enquiries to please come forward."

The robbery happened at about 8pm, on Thursday, January 17.

The quad bike was dark in colour.

The first man is described as white, in his early 20s, about 5ft ins tall with a medium build. He was wearing a blue and white ski hat, a dark coloured coat and spoke with a Liverpool accent.

The second man is described as white, in his mid 20s, about 6ft 1in tall with a slim build. He was wearing a dark coloured parker style coat with a fur lined hood and spoke with a Liverpool accent.

Anyone with any information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 739 of 17 January 2013.

Information can also be left anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

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