Police urge couple who witnessed Sutton street robbery to come forward

Police want to speak to a couple who shouted at a robber just moments after he had pulled a man to the ground and took money from his wallet on a Sutton street.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 7:26 am

Officers say the robbery happened at the junction of Outram Street and Northern Bridge Road on March 29.

Now police are urging a driver and a passenger who shouted at the offender to come forward.

Det Sgt Gary Hewson said: "Allegedly a couple stopped in a car and shouted at the offender to stop, who ran off, close to the Asda supermarket.

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Police want to speak to a couple who shouted at a robber just moments after had pulled a man to the ground and took money from his wallet on a Sutton street.

"We have vague details, but we are keen to speak to the couple who tried to help. If that was you, then please do contact police to help with our investigation. We hope by issuing this appeal it might jog people’s memories who might have been in the area at the time.”

Anyone with information should contact 101, quoting incident number 283 of 29 March 2021.