Witness Appeal - Robbery - Egerton Park - Rock Ferry
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in
Rock Ferry on Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
Officers are investigating the incident, which happened on
Egerton Park between 6.15pm and 6.30pm.
The victim, a 24-year-old man, was walking along Bedford Road,
when he became aware of a man standing outside the Bedford pub on
Bedford Road, trying to sell a watch.
The man approached the victim and asked him if he wanted to buy
the watch. The victim declined and carried on walking.
He turned left onto Old Chester Road and through the gate into
Egerton Park where the man asked the victim if he had any change.
When he said he didn't, another man joined them and both men
assaulted the victim.
The two offenders were joined by two other men, one of whom
stole the victim's black iphone 4s and a black wallet containing
store cards and a quantity of cash.
The four men then ran off in the direction of Old Chester
As a result of the attack, the victim needed hospital treatment
for cuts to his knee, right elbow, left eyebrow and nose.
The offenders are described as follows:
Offender one - white, around 5ft 8in tall, in his mid 20's,
clean shaven with short, mousey brown hair and spoke with a
Liverpool accent. He was wearing dark clothing with red stitching
to the shoulder
Offender two - white, in his mid 20's, of slim build with short
shaven hair. He was wearing a white top with beige trousers
Offender three - white, in his mid 20's and was wearing dark
clothing with a blue stripe
Offender four - no description
Officers have been carrying out house-to-house enquiries,
searching for CCTV and patrols have been stepped up in the
Detectives are appealing to anyone with any information about
the incident, or the man asking for change/ trying to sell the
watch, to contact police in case they have any information that
could help the investigation.
DS Kate Roberts from Wirral CID said: "This was a nasty incident
that has left the victim badly shaken.
"We urge anyone with any information that might help us to
identify those responsible to contact us so we can take action
"Merseyside Police takes incidents of this nature extremely
seriously and will act on all information that we receive."
Anyone with any information is asked to call Wirral CID on 0151
777 2265, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.