E-fit of Harrogate mugger
E-fit of Harrogate mugger

Harrogate mugging in broad daylight

in Harrogate/News

A man has been mugged in broad daylight as he walked over a bridge near Dragon Parade.

It happened at about 1.20pm on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

The victim was walking back from town centre when a man on a grey and red mountain bike rode past him and stopped and asked him the time. As the victim responded, another male on a bike approached him from behind, assaulted him and removed the backpack the victim was carrying. Both men then made off.

Officers have released an e-fit of the first man who asked the victim for the time. He is described as around 6ft 2in tall, white, approximately 20-years-old , with a slim build and was wearing light blue tracksuit bottoms and a matching blue hoodie. He had his hood up when he approached the victim and spoke with a local accent.

The other man who took the backpack was riding a black bike with white pin stripes and was wearing dirty, grey jogging bottoms and a dark coloured North Face jacket.

Any witnesses to the incident, or anyone who recognises the man from the e-fit, or can provide an identity for either man from the descriptions given, is asked to dial 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to PC Lucy Mills. You can also email Lucy.Mills@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference 12190009416.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111 anonymously.




 

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