Robbers forced man into car boot

Merseyside Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Hunt’s Cross, Liverpool on Monday 2 August.

At around 9.35pm it was reported that a grey Ford Focus was stolen on Barford Road.

It was reported that two unknown male offenders threatened a male victim with a hammer and pushed him into the boot of his vehicle. They are then reported to have dragged him out of the boot, stolen the car keys and taken the vehicle.

One offender was reported to have driven the Ford Focus in the direction of Speke Hall.

The second offender was reported to have left the scene in a white Vauxhall Astra, driving in the direction of Hunt’s Cross.

No injuries were reported but the victim was left extremely shaken by the incident.

Both offenders were wearing balaclavas and had their hoods up at the time of the incident. They are described as white males in their 20s and spoke with Merseyside accents.

CCTV, witness and forensic enquiries are ongoing to find the men responsible and officers are asking for anyone with any information to come forward.

Detective Inspector Chris Saidi said: “This was a shocking incident leaving the victim extremely shaken and we are working hard to find those responsible and bring them to justice.

“We would urge anyone with information about this incident to please contact us as information you hold could be vital to our enquiries.

“If you were in the Hunt’s Cross area on Monday evening and saw a grey Ford Focus in the area or anyone acting suspiciously then please let us know.

“I also want to appeal to anyone in the area who may have captured any mobile phone or dashcam footage to get in touch. Whether you get in touch with us directly or anonymously, through Crimestoppers, all information provided will be acted upon.”

If you have any information about this incident contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’.

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