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Police want to talk to this man after woman hit by her own car during robbery

Police have released a picture of a man they want to talk to after a pensioner was hit by his own car during a robbery. The woman – aged in her 70s – was lying wounded on the ground after the incident in Shaw, Oldham, on Saturday night (May 7).

An “unknown man” managed to gain access to the blue Ford Eco-Sport car while it was parked on the driveway to a property in Netherhouse Road around 1 p.m. As he was driving away, police said he collided with the owner of the vehicle.

The victim was left with wounds to the head. Both the suspect and the car are still at large.

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Greater Manchester Police have now released a picture of a man they want to talk to in connection with the incident. The officers urge anyone with information to get in touch.

Police Chief Oliver Greene of GMP’s Oldham Divisional Crime Team said: “The stolen vehicle, a blue Ford Eco-Sport and the perpetrator are still outstanding. We are following some lines of investigation but we need the help of the public to try to find the suspect.

“If anyone has information that could help us identify the man seen in the attached photo, please contact police on 0161 856 9066, indicating log number 2785 of May 7, 2022.”

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