Arrest following a robbery in the City Centre last week

NewsArrest following a robbery in the City Centre last week

Officers from the City Of Manchester Central Neighbourhood Crime Team have made an arrest in connection with a robbery on Sunday afternoon (25 June 2023).

From enquiries, it is believed that the victim was waiting at Exchange Square Metrolink when a group of males approached him. The victim, a 14 year old boy, was then pushed to the floor and assaulted, he sustained serious injuries which he needed hospital treatment for. The victim’s mobile phone was also stolen.

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A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of robbery and released on bail pending further enquiry.

Detective Sergeant Mark Graham of GMP’s City of Manchester Central Neighbourhood crime Team, said: “We are working hard to bring about justice for the victim.

“We are investigating this incident and our team will do what we can to protect those in our community.

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“This incident happened in a busy area of Manchester and there would have been numerous people stood on the platform at around 3pm on Sunday 25 June who may have seen something. I urge you to do the right thing and report any information that may help us with our investigation. .

“People can get in touch with the police by calling 101 quoting log number 2261 of 25/6/2023. You can also report information online using the ‘report’ tool on the GMP website: Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

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