James Morrison: Wonderful WorldiTunesAmazon

Minster FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01904 486598
 
Howard and Byrne Solicitors, York - Criminal Defence Specialists

Two arrests in Acomb robbery investigation

Hands_in_handcuffs1.jpg

5:06pm 19th April 2012

Detectives investigating after a cash delivery man was robbed in Acomb have made two arrests.

A 21 year old man from Merseyside was arrested in Wallasey last night (18th April 2012) and was transported to York this afternoon. He remains in police custody for questioning.

A 22 year old local man was arrested in York and has been released on police bail as enquiries continue.

Officers are still appealing for any witnesses to the incident and are urging anyone with information to get in touch.

Anyone who can help the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 - select option 2 - and ask for York CID.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12120061468.

Initial statement

North Yorkshire Police were called at around 10.10am on Wednesday 18th April 2012 after reports that a cash delivery man had been robbed on Front Street in Acomb.

The man was assaulted by men wearing balaclavas who stole a cash box containing a sum of money before leaving the scene in a car.

It is believed the vehicle made off in the direction of Carr Lane.

The cash delivery man has been taken to York District Hospital for treatment to a head injury sustained in the incident.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the robbery to get in touch.

Detective Sergeant Mandy Grundy, of York CID, said:

"Clearly we need to identify who was responsible for this incident as soon as possible.

"There will have been numerous people on Front Street at the time of the robbery and I urge anyone who witnessed the incident or knows who the suspects are to contact the police or Crimestoppers as soon as they can."

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact York CID on 101.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12120061468.

Email Icon Get the latest local news direct to your inbox.
Sign up now for our email updates
.

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious
Howard and Byrne Solicitors, York - Criminal Defence Specialists
Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.