Police appeal for information after carjacking in Diggle

POLICE are appealing for information after the robbery of a vehicle on Huddersfield Road in Diggle.

At around 7.30pm on Tuesday, January 28 two men approached a woman who had just stepped out of a White BMW and forced her to the ground.

The men took the woman’s keys and got into the vehicle and drove off towards Uppermill.

The woman suffered minor injuries that did not require hospital treatment.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Police Constable Mohammad Ali of the Oldham district said: “This was a violent incident which has left an innocent woman injured and clearly traumatised by the robbery.

“We are asking anyone who has dash-cam footage or CCTV of the incident to contact police as soon as possible. Any information could be invaluable and greatly assist with our enquiries.

“I would also ask anyone who was on Huddersfield Road or Uppermill at the time of the incident and saw anything usual or suspicious, no matter how small, to contact police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should contact Oldham’s Serious Acquisitive Crime team on 0161 856 8978 quoting incident number 2626 of 28/01/2020.

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