Pensioner injured after Tameside robbery

Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 20 March 2019

It was at around 10.10pm last Thursday (14th March) when the offender, believed to be a man, forced his way into her house on Mottram Old Road in Stalybridge, causing the victim, believed to be in her 70’s, to be knocked to the floor by the door.

He threatened the woman and demanded her car keys.

The offender fled on foot with vehicle keys but the car was not taken.

He is described as young, of slim build, around 5ft 10 in tall and wearing dark or black clothing, which was possibly a tracksuit. He spoke with a local accent and was also wearing a black knitted hat and had scarf covering his face.

Anyone who has any information about the robbery should call police on 0161 856 9350 quoting incident number 2305 of 14/03/19.

Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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