CCTV Appeal: Street Robbery - Lodge Lane / Smithdown Road, Toxteth
Detectives have released CCTV stills of a man they want to speak
to about a street robbery in Toxteth.
The 71-year-old victim had left the Boundary pub at the junction
of Smithdown Road and Lodge Lane when he became engaged in
conversation with another man.
During the conversation it is believed that the offender used
the victim's drunken state to take advantage of him and steal his
wallet containing £50 cash from his back pocket.
The victim realised what was happening and began to struggle
with the offender, resulting him being pushed to the floor and
suffering bumps and bruises.
Detectives from Admiral Street CID are treating the incident as
a robbery and have conducted CCTV enquiries in the area.
They would like to speak to the person in the CCTV stills as
part of their investigation and would urge him, or anyone who
recognises him, to call Detective Constable Joanne Brough on 0151
777 5322 or leave information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800
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