A man was assaulted and robbed in Wigan.

At 7.15am on Saturday 31 October 2015, the 21-year-old was at a taxi rank when a man started talking to him.

They walked out of the rank and onto Wallgate past the Last Orders pub when the victim was punched.

The offender stole his wallet and phone before running off.

He is described as being white, 6ft 1in tall, in his late teens/early 20s, had short brown hair, was clean shaven wore a long sleeve black top with white on the arms and red lettering on the chesty.


Detective Constable Andy Hill said: “We have obtained an image of a man we would like to speak to and would ask anyone who recognises him to call us. The victim received three cuts to the head but thankfully his injuries are not serious. If you recognise the man or believe you may have witnessed something, please contact police on 0161 856 7124 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

By Teresa McMahon

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