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Weekly Edition - Published 9 May 2015


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Witness appeal after violent mugging at Atherton Station


THE British Transport Police has released images of 4 men it believes could have vital information after a man was attacked and robbed at Atherton Station, on Saturday, 21 February 2015.

Investigating officer DS Stephen Kite said:- "At around 11.10am the victim was approached and stopped by a group of men at the entrance to the station. They dragged him to the ground and hit him in the head before stealing his phone, headphones and train tickets."


Officers are urging the men in the images or anyone who recognises them to come forward immediately to help assist their enquiries.

DS Kite added:- "It's vital that the men responsible for this violent attack are apprehended – violence like this will not be tolerated."

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on;- 0800 40 50 40, or text:- 61016, quoting reference:- PSUB/B4 of 08/05/2015. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on:- 0800 555 111.


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