Man attacked and robbed in Stalybridge.
Friday 11th July 2014 @ 11:17 by Anna Fletcher
News Stalybridge


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked and robbed in Stalybridge.

At about 5.45pm on Thursday 3 July 2014 a man was walking on Grosvenor Street when he was attacked by two men, one approaching from behind and one to the front. The punched him in the face, before stealing from him and running away in the direction of High Street and possibly onto Hough Hill.

One of the men is described as white, of slim build, 5ft 10in tall, and in his 20s.

The other man is described as white, of slim build about 6ft tall and was wearing a grey hooded top and blue shorts.

Detective Constable Jason Pickles of Tameside division said:

“This was an unprovoked and violent attack and the victim is understandably shaken.

“There may have been people on their way home from work that saw the attack and we’re urging anyone with information to contact police immediately, as we want to find the offenders as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should call 0161 856 9350 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.