A MAN was robbed by a group of men – one armed with a knife – close to Tesco Extra on Winwick Road.

Police say they were called at 5.50am on Sunday to reports of the robbery.

They say a 23-year-old man was approached by a number of men, believed to be aged between 19 and 21, and one was armed with a knife.

A police spokesman said: "The men are said to have threatened him and demanded he hand over money.

"They then took his money and fled the scene."

Anyone who has information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 583517.

Or call Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111.