Investigation launched following robbery at Ellesmere Port hotel Date published: 26th April 2018 2.58pm

Officers have launched an investigation following a robbery at an Ellesmere Port hotel

Shortly after 10.00am today, Thursday 26 April, officers were called to reports of a robbery at the Woodland Hotel on Chester Road, Whitby, Ellesmere Port.

The victim reported that a man entered the premises and demanded money; he then fled the scene in a black hatchback vehicle, taking with him a large quantity of cash.

The suspect is described as a man; he was wearing dark clothing, a dark baseball cap and a dark face covering.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and witnessed anything suspicious is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 46628.

Information can also be passed anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.