Doctor car-jacked at knifepoint at Royal Oldham Hospital
Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 22 March 2019
The Royal Oldham Hospital
Officers have confirmed the details of the incident we first reported earlier this week as security at the Royal Oldham Hospital had been tightened amid a string of incidents involving members of staff being attacked as they walked to their cars.
In this latest incident police were called shortly before 9pm on Friday to a report of a robbery at knifepoint on Westhulme Avenue, Royal Oldham Hospital.
A woman was approached by four men who stole her car, a black Audi Q2, after threatening her with a knife.
The offenders are all described as white, dressed in black and wearing balaclavas. All spoke with Manchester accents. One was carrying a knife.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident 2155 of 15/03/19 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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