Church Road where the incident took place. Image from Google maps.

Detectives are investigating after a man was robbed in Church Road in Greasley on Friday morning (Nov 9).

Police were called to Church Road just before 7am after reports that two men had approached a 62-year-old man, threatened him and pushed him to the ground, getting away with a high value watch.

The men were said to both have been wearing dark clothing. One was 6ft tall and the other was around 5ft 8ins. A silver vehicle, believed to be a Mercedes, was also seen in the area around the time.

If you saw anything or have any information that could help, contact the police on 101 quoting incident 98 of 9 November. You can also contact Crime-stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.