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'Sharp object' held to woman's throat during mugging
A WOMAN was mugged in Sandbach as she walked along Price Drive, toward Price Avenue, at 11.30 am on Friday, June 29.
The male offender approached the 46-year-old woman from behind and held a sharp object to her throat.
He rifled through the woman’s coat pockets, stealing her purse that contained a quantity of cash.
She screamed and the offender ran off down Price Drive toward Sandbach Town Centre.
The man is described as having a stocky build. He wore a dark hoodie, with the hood up, and was wearing jeans.
DC Matt Dutton said: Thankfully, this type of crime is rare in Sandbach. The victim was not harmed but was left shaken by her ordeal.”
Anyone with information should call DC Dutton on 101, quoting incident number 408 of June 29. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.