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Two males arrested at Blundellsands and Crosby train station on suspicion of robbery

News   •   Apr 10, 2019 21:30 BST

We can confirm we have arrested two males on suspicion of robbery following an incident at Hightown train station.

This evening, Wednesday 10 April, at around 6.30pm police were called after a male was riding his bike in Hightown when he was approached by two males armed with a knife. The offenders took the bike and boarded a train in the direction of Hunts Cross.

Officers from Merseyside Police assisted British Transport Police and detained two males at Crosby and Blundellsands station and recovered the bike.

Detectives are investigating and would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch as they may be able to help with the investigation.

Chief Inspector Peter Clark said: “This must have been very frightening for the victim and we are keen to speak with anyone who has any information to get in touch so that we can bring the offenders to justice.

"We were able to assist British Transport Police and respond quickly to arrest one male on the train and another on the platform.”

Anyone with any information about this incident, is asked to DM @MerPolCC or call 101, quoting reference 0924 of 10 April or contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously.