Witness Appeal - Robbery - Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

Detectives are investigating following a robbery in Port Sunlight yesterday (Monday, 19 November 2012).

Officers were called to Greendale Road at around 12.30pm after receiving a report that a woman had been approached by two men. One of the men grabbed a carrier bag that she was carrying that contained a quantity of cash. He ran off in the direction of Ellen's Lane where he got into a silver coloured car that it is believed was being driven by the second man.

Although the woman was shoved during the incident she was not injured. She was however left shaken.

The man who stole the bag is described as aged between 30 and 40, around 5ft 6in to 6ft tall, of fairly stocky build with dark stubble and spoke with a local accent. He was wearing a black plain jacket and a knitted woolly hat. It is thought he was also wearing jeans.

Officers are conducting house-to-house enquiries, have been searching for CCTV and carrying out forensic enquiries.

DC Emma Barr said: "Incidents such as this are very rare in Port Sunlight and we urge anyone who may have seen two men acting suspiciously in the area around the time to call us in case they have any information that could help the investigation.

"We will act on all information we receive to find those responsible and put them before the courts."

Anyone with any information is asked to call Wirral CID on 0151 777 2265, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.