Robbery at Harrogate petrol station - police issue statement

A 19-year-old man has been robbed at a petrol station in Harrogate, North Yorkshire Police have confirmed.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 3:56 pm
Updated Monday, 9th December 2019, 3:57 pm

The incident happened at the Co-op petrol station on Ripon Road on September 7 at 9.20pm, where a necklace was pulled from the man's neck by an unknown suspect, who then made their getaway with the item of jewellery.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

"In particular, we are appealing for information about any people who were in the area at the time of the incident or who knows the identity of the offender, to get in touch.

The incident happened at the Co-op petrol station on Ripon Road on September 7 at 9.20pm. Picture: Google.

"The suspect has been described by the victim as a white man aged 16/17 years old, roughly 5’9″ in height, with a heavy build. He had short brown hair and was wearing a hooded top with the hood down. He was holding a mountain bike at the time of the incident."

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Sam Creamer. You can also email [email protected]