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Delivery driver threatened in New Mills

Posted on 5th June 2018

A delivery driver was threatened while on his rounds in New Mills.

Sometime between 11.15pm and midnight on Wednesday, May 30, a 53-year-old man was walking along Dale Road to make a food delivery.

He was approached by a man who asked for the food before threatening the victim with a knife and demanding his car keys. The victim refused and went to a nearby house for help.

The would-be robber ran off, kicking the victim’s car as he passed, causing damage to the door.

He is white, in his 20s and of athletic build. He is around 5ft 9ins tall and had blonde or light brown hair. He had a mark on his cheek, near his left eye. He wore blue jeans and a grey long sleeve top.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call PC Karen Hodgkinson on 101, quoting reference 18000248492.

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