CCTV APPEAL: 'Robbery' in Preston city centre

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An investigation has been launched into an alleged robbery after a man woke up with scratches down his back and missing his keys, wallet and phone, say police.

The incident happened overnight on May 28-29 and is being investigated by police after it was discovered £400 was taken from the man's bank accounts.

Officers are now seeking to identify the men and woman on the attached CCTV stills from the Church Street/Fishergate area as they believe they may be able to help with their investigation .

A spokesman for the police said: "The identity of these males and female is being sought in relation to a suspected robbery incident.

"A victim has woke up the next morning after a night out and noticed his wallet, keys and phone were missing and he had some scratches on his back.

"It transpires £400 was withdrawn from his bank accounts at midnight from the cash machine at Halifax on Fishergate and CCTV enquiries hare now on-going.

"If you can identify any of the individuals on the below photographs please get in touch with us."

Anyone with information can contact police via email at or contact 101 quoting crime reference SA1708090 and leave a message for PC 176 Edwards.