Detectives are appealing for information after a woman holding her baby in a carrier was attacked and robbed by two men in Old Langho.
Around 5.10pm yesterday (Thursday, November 19) the victim, a woman in her 20s, was walking on Old Langho Road towards Salesbury Hall Road when she was approached by a man riding a bike and another man walking.
The pair grabbed the woman by the throat before punching her in the face, causing severe bruising. The woman screamed she had a baby, with the offenders making off towards the A59. The baby, a boy, was not injured. The victim later noticed her Bose headphones were missing.
The man riding the bike is described as white, 6ft 4in tall, aged in his mid-20s, with a thick, well-groomed beard. He was wearing black, baggy clothing, with white trainers and had a black, beanie-style hat. He also had black gloves, partly reflective, with his mountain bike described as having thick, chunky tyres.
The second offender was described as wearing a coat.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and urging people walking in the area to be vigilant.
They are also keen to trace a passing motorist who may have seen the incident.
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email email@example.com quoting log 1129 of November 19.