A thief stole a bag from a 90-year-old man who had just left a pub in Prestwich.

The man was approached from behind at around 11.30pm on Monday, January 23 after leaving the Red Lion pub on Bury New Road.

It has not been reported that the victim was injured following the incident.

Anyone who may have CCTV or dashcam footage are urged to come forward as well as anyone who may have seen the incident.

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A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police Bury South on social media said: “Officers in Bury are appealing for information, CCTV or dashcam footage after a man in his 90s had his bag stolen after being approached from behind at about 11.30pm on January 23 after leaving the Red Lion pub on Bury New Road, Prestwich.

“Call police on 0161 856 8172.”

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