Man stabbed in the leg during Royton car robbery

Date published: 07 November 2018

A robbery in Oldham on Monday (November 5) has left the victim recovering after being stabbed as his attackers demanded the keys to his car.

Police say they were called to the Lidl car park on High Street in Royton shortly after 8.15pm to reports of a robbery.

When they arrived they found a 54-year old man, who had been walking back to his car when he was approached by two men armed with a knife.

The duo demanded the car keys before they stabbed the man in the leg.

He suffered minor injuries.

The pair then fled the scene in his silver Kia Picanto.

Officers say they haven’t arrested anyone in connection with the incident but are appealing for anyone with information about what happened to contact them.

Anyone who witnessed what happened or has any information, can contact police on 101, quoting incident number 2209 of 05/11/2018, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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