Delivery driver threatened during attempted robbery in Wavertree

Merseyside Police is appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Wavertree on Sunday, 24 December.

Police received a report at around 9.10am that two males had threatened a delivery driver at Tesco Express, on High Street.

The suspects, who were wearing all black clothing and had their faces covered, left empty-handed in a white van. No-one was injured during the incident.

Officers remain at the scene to carry out CCTV and house-to-house enquiries.

Chief Inspector Neal Arrowsmith said, “We can confirm an investigation is underway following an attempted robbery of a delivery driver in Wavertree this morning.

“We are in the very early stages of our enquiries and officers are currently at the scene. If you have any information to assist, please come forward.

“If you saw what happened, or you live in the area and have CCTV footage, please check it and come forward if you captured anything significant. Similarly, if you were driving past the area at the time, please review your footage.”

“Whether you come forward to us directly or anonymously via Crimestoppers, all information will be acted upon.”

If you have any information, please message ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook or call 101 with reference 23001313384.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information

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