A man handed over his mobile phone after a robber threatened to stab him.
The victim was walking home along the riverbank footpath between Scarborough Bridge and Jubilee Terrace at about 8.55pm on Monday (January 23).
He was approached by a man who began tugging at his jacket.
The suspect carried on walking with the victim until he pushed him up against a wall.
Have you seen him?
The suspect is…
|aged in his late 20s to early 30s|
|5ft 7ins – 5ft 8ins tall|
|of slim, possibly muscular build|
|clean shaven and with a shaven head|
He was wearing
|a dark puffa jacket|
|and dark trousers.|
The suspect instructed the victim to give him his money and phone and threatened to stab him if he didn’t. No knife was seen or produced.
The victim handed the suspect his mobile phone. Afterwards the suspect – who had a Yorkshire accent – walked off in the direction of Cinder Mews.
Police are appealing for witnesses – contact details below.