Appeal Following Robbery In Waverton - Cheshire Police

Appeal Following Robbery In Waverton - Cheshire Police


Wednesday 20th Mar 2019


Chester officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after robbers targeted a delivery driver in Waverton.

Shortly after 7am on Tuesday 8 January a 44-year-old delivery driver parked his heavy goods vehicle at the rear of the One Stop Shop on Millway Road.

The man got out of his van and began to unload the vehicle when he was approached by a number of men wearing dark clothing and masks.

Fearing for his safety, the man sought refuge in the shop and called the police.

Officers swiftly attended the scene and on arrival they discovered that a quantity of alcohol and cigarettes from the van.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or anyone who was driving in the area and has any dashcam footage which may aid the investigation.

Detective Constable Leanne Abbott said: “This investigation is currently in its early stages and we are following a number of lines of enquiry.

“We believe that there may have been a number of people in the area at the time of this incident and I’m keen to hear from anyone who believes they may have witnessed anything suspicious.

“I’d ask anyone with any information, no matter how small, to contact the team here at Chester on 101.”

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 289252, give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

To submit dashcam footage go online at www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage.