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Could Preston North End fans help catch Blackpool Road delivery driver robbers

Posted on - 15th December, 2014 - 11:18pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, News

A delivery driver was pushed to the floor and robbed in Preston on Saturday afternoon.

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Two men approached the driver while he was carrying out a delivery around 2pm on Blackpool Road near the junction with Primrose Lane.

One man pushed the driver to the floor while the other snatched a bag, containing shopping, before both men ran off.

Lancashire Police say one man is white, around 34, wearing a black hat with a white band running through it, black trousers and a black jacket with a sleeveless high visibility jacket over the top.

The second man is white, around 36, and wearing a black jacket with a sleeveless high visibility jacket over the top.

DC Corina Barton of Preston CID said: “We know that the area was busy at the time with people attending the Preston North End football match and I am appealing for any witnesses who may have seen what happened to get in touch with me as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Barton on 01772 209749 or Lancashire police on 101 quoting log number 0786 of December 13th.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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