17-year-old threatened at knifepoint in York robbery

Can you help police?
16 Mar 2015 @ 4.52 pm
| Crime
Scene of the crime: Salisbury Terrace. Photograph: Google Street View

A 17-year-old boy was robbed at knifepoint in York on Saturday (March 14).

The boy was on Salisbury Terrace between 7.30pm and 8pm when he was approached by a man wearing dark glasses.

The man threatened him with a knife before fleeing the scene with the victim’s Nokia Lumia mobile phone.

The boy was not injured during the incident.

Police would like anyone who saw what happened, or has any information, to come forward.

Have you seen him?

The suspect is…

around 30 years of age
about 6ft tall
with a stocky build.

He was wearing

black jogging bottoms
a black Nike hooded top with a small red and white Nike logo, pulled up around his face with draw strings
grey Nike trainers.

Anyone who witnessed the attack or can help identify the suspect is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police via the options below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for York CID
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email [email protected]
Quote reference number 12150042202