Appeal following Harrogate robbery

1 December 2011

PoliceDetectives investigating a robbery in Harrogate are appealing for witnesses to help with their enquiries.

The victim, a 27-year-old local man, had his bag and wallet stolen when he was attacked on Leeds Road, next to St Georges roundabout, at around 2am on Thursday 1 December 2011 .

He suffered a minor head injury in the incident and was taken to Harrogate District Hospital for treatment.

Officers are appealing to anyone with information that could help the investigation, to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Dave Horne, of Harrogate CID, said:

Fortunately the victim wasn’t seriously injured in the incident but he has no recollection of what happened, therefore I am appealing to any witnesses to come forward and help us establish the circumstances.

It is believed that there were four young men in the area at the time of the incident and I would urge them to come forward as they could have information vital to the investigation.

Anyone else who witnessed the incident is also urged to contact the police or Crimestoppers with information.

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police, on 0845 60 60 24 7 – select option 2 – and ask for DS Dave Horne, or Harrogate CID.


Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12110202513.

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