After the tragedic death of the man due to the robbery in Stockport on Friday night, a murder investigation was launched.
On 8 January, police got a report on a collision in Romiley that a man was injured. After the investigation of the scene, the police officers believed that a vehicle was taken from a man as a part of the robbery and then the owner of the vehicle was hit by his car and injured.
A 53-year old man who had serious injuries was taken to the hospital immediately. Unfortunately, the man died on January 10, 2021, despite medical treatment.
A 14-year-old boy was arrested for the suspicion of robbery and murder. He remains in custody at that time.
Chief Inspector Liam Boden, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “This is an extremely tragic case which has rocked the community and left a family utterly devastated. We believe there may have been others involved in the incident and a number of lines of enquiry are continuing to be carried out in order for us to find those responsible. We’re still asking the public to come forward with any information that may assist us – even the smallest bit of information can prove vital.”