Robbery in Heysham

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a robbery in Heysham.

The robbery took place at around 11pm at a house on Robin Crescent on Sunday, May 22.

Four men wearing dark clothing and balaclavas forced their way into the house and threatened the occupants with a weapon, described as a machete.

They made off with mobile phones and a large quantity of cash, running from the premises onto Mossgate Park towards Middleton Road.

Two of the men were described as having Liverpool accents.

Sergeant Colin Forsyth from Lancaster Police said: “This is a very serious offence where thankfully no one was seriously injured.

“I would urge anybody with any information about the identity of the offenders or information about any people or cars acting suspiciously on Windermere Park Estate to contact police.

“I’d also ask people to be vigilant and to report anybody that may have recently obtained a large amount of cash.

“Any information can be treated in confidence.”

Call Lancaster CID on 01524 63333 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.