Greater Manchester Police have reported that a man has been attacked and robbed in Stretford.
The incident occurred at around 2:30am on Sunday 27 November, during the 18-year-old’s walk home from work. As he walked down Talbot Road he was confronted by a group of 4 teenage boys.
The victim was threatened with 2 guns and a knife and had his phone and bank card stolen. He was also hit across the head with a bat during the attack, whilst being ordered to unlock his phone. After punching the victim in the ribs the group fled the scene.
Thankfully the attack didn’t cause life threatening injuries, but the victim did need hospital treatment.
He has provided descriptions of the 4 perpetrators. The first is white, about 6ft tall with broad shoulders and was carrying a small black gun. He was wearing a black balaclava, a shiny dark blue hooded coat with the hood up, and black tracksuit bottoms.
The second is black, 6ft 2/3in tall, of a slim build and also carrying a small black gun. He was wearing a shiny black bomber jacket with the hood up, black tracksuit pants and black gloves.
The third is white, about 5ft 5in tall, short, with white blonde hair and blue eyes. He was wearing black gloves and a blue and grey jacket and was carrying a bat.
The fourth is described as white, about 5ft 10in tall and was wearing a black coat.
Detective Constable Chris Aunins of GMP’s Trafford Borough has appealed to potential witnesses:
“If anyone saw a large group around the Talbot Road area or if you have CCTV or dash-cam footage covering the time of the attack, I would urge you to get in touch with police”.
Local police urge anyone who has any information that could be helpful in this investigation to get in touch.