Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Hunt after Station Robbery

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Hunt after Station Robbery

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POLICE want to speak to these three men after a young man was battered at a train station - and warned not to speak to police.

The CCTV images have been released by British Transport Police as part of an investigation into the incident, which took place at Davenport station, Stockport, earlier this year. The victim, a 20-year-old man, was followed to the station where he was attacked and robbed by a gang of thugs in what police described as an 'unprovoked assault.' .

He was jumped on from behind and held in a headlock which caused him to fall to the ground, injuring his hand.

His mobile phone and wallet were taken - and he was warned not to call the police.

The attack happened on Monday, April 24, at around 9.45pm. Police have now issued CCTV stills of three men they want to trace.

Detective Constable Mike Gore, who is investigating the incident, said: "This was a completely random and opportunist attack on someone who was just going about his own business. …

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