Elderly man pushed to floor by youths in Dewsbury during attempted robbery

Police are issuing an E-fit of a man they are trying to identify as enquiries continue into an attempted robbery on Spen Valley Greenway.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 3:30 pm
Police officers have released this efit

Kirklees CID would like to speak to anyone who can identify the man pictured, in relation to an incident close to the junction of Groves Hall Road, Dewsbury.

The incident took place at around 10am on March 15 after an elderly man riding his push bike was approached by two youths.

The two youths grabbed the victim’s bike, threatened him, and pushed him from the bike.

Members of the public came to the victim’s aid and the suspects made off on foot.

The first suspect was described as white, 15 to 16 years old, 5ft 6ins tall and of medium build with dark hair and eyebrows. He was clean shaven and had dark coloured eyes, and was wearing dark coloured tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

The other suspect was 5ft 10ins tall, slim and was wearing a ¾ length white upper jacket with a black fur trimmed hood. He was also wearing dark tracksuit bottoms and dark trainers.

Anyone with information can contact Kirklees CID on 101.