Preston man wanted in connection with 'violent robbery' after man dragged from car in Fulwood

A 34-year-old man from Preston is wanted by police in connection with a 'violent robbery' in Fulwood and the theft of a purse from Royal Preston Hospital.

Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 1:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 1:06 pm

Police want to speak to Carl Lewis after a violent robbery in Fulwood yesterday (Wednesday January 28) where a man was dragged from his car.

He is also wanted in connection with the theft of a purse from Royal Preston Hospital.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "Have you seen wanted Carl Lewis (pictured), 34, from Preston?

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"We want to speak to him after a violent robbery in Fulwood yesterday (Wednesday January 28) where a man was dragged from his car and also in connection with the theft of a purse from Royal Preston Hospital.

"We are advising people not to approach Lewis but to call the police instead."

Lewis is described as white, around 5ft 7ins, of medium build with blue eyes and receding shaved hair.

He has links to the Cottam, Plungington, St Matthews, Callon and Fulwood areas of Preston.

Carl Lewis (pictured) has links to the Cottam, Plungington, St Matthews, Callon and Fulwood areas of Preston. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

Police are advising people not to approach Lewis but to call the police instead.

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If know you know where he is, call 01772 209729 or email [email protected]

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online by clicking HERE.