01/02/2016 Stockton

32-Year-Old Man Robbed and Assaulted after Being Threatened with a Knife

Police are appealing for information after a 32-year-old man was threatened with a knife, assaulted and robbed on the footpath leading from ...

..... Spennithorne Road to the cycle path that runs alongside Grangefield Park in Stockton.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 27th January at around 7.50pm as the victim was walking along the footpath in the direction of Spennithorne Road from Oxbridge Lane. He was approached by a man who threatened him with a knife and demanded cash.

The suspect and the victim had a brief altercation resulting in the victim suffering minor injuries. He then handed over a large amount of cash and the suspect then made his way towards Askrigg Road.

He is described as a white man, around 5 ft 10” tall, of slim to medium build and he was wearing dark clothing and a blue glove on his right hand, which he used to carry the knife.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact DC Lee McKinnell on the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.