Woman threatened with machete in Harrogate robbery

A woman has been threatened with a machete in a Harrogate robbery.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 1:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th December 2019, 1:50 pm

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about the incident, which happened on Saturday, December 7, between 6.45pm and 7.15pm, when the woman left Costcutters on Skipton Road and walked down the alleyway at the side of the shop near Jenny’s Fish and Chips.

A man threatened her with a machete and took cash from her, before leaving the scene. The woman was uninjured.

The man is described as white with dark hair, wearing a dark, sky blue jacket and dark trousers.

A woman has been threatened with a machete in a Harrogate robbery.

North Yorkshire Police is looking for anyone who was in the area at the time or may have information which could assist with the investigation. In particular, they are looking for a woman with a double or triple pushchair and dark hair that walked past the location just before the victim was threatened.

Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for DC 1410 Garford. You can also email [email protected]