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Trio wanted after Blackpool robbery

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

An investigation is underway after a 22-year-old man suffered serious facial injuries during a robbery in Blackpool.

Around 1.30am on Saturday (September 9) the victim was walking on Lord Street when he was approached by three men.

The men grabbed the man’s bag before making threats to stab him and pulling him to the floor.

The attackers then punched and kicked the 22-year-old before stealing a blue and white Adidas bag containing cash, a wallet and some Bench dog tags.

The victim had four teeth knocked out in the assault and suffered a serious injury to his lip.

Detectives are appealing for information following the attack and would like to speak to these men, pictured, in connection with their investigation.

Det Con Ian Massey, of Lancashire Police, said: “A man has suffered serious facial injuries following a nasty and unprovoked robbery in Blackpool.

“The victim has been left shaken and upset and we want to find the people responsible.

“Following extensive CCTV enquiries we would like to speak to these three men. If you recognise them call police immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference WA1716599.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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