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Appeal following attempted robbery of fast food delivery man in Whitby

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Whitby police are appealing for information after two masked people tried to rob a fast food delivery man in Whitby on Halloween night (31 October 2018)

It happened on Southend Gardens at approximately 8.50pm when the pair approached the 73-year-old and demanded his takings before pulling him to the ground. They then left the scene with nothing.

The first suspect is described as male, approximately 6 ft 1 in tall and of slim build. He was wearing dark clothing and wore a ‘scream’ type mask to conceal his face.

The second suspect’s gender is not known but they were around 5 ft 6in tall and of slim build. They were wearing a dark brown fleece with long sleeves and also wore a ‘scream’ type mask.

Police are appealing to anyone in the area who wither saw the pair, can help identify them, or has any other information to contact them.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC1429 Rogers. You can also email matthew.rogers@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12180204027.

Contact details:
Matthew Rogers - #1429
matthew.rogers@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 31429
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Last modified: November 2, 2018