Police search for 'good Samaritan' who gave robbery victim his footwear in Yorkshire

Police are searching for a 'good Samaritan' who gave a robbery victim his footwear as part of ongoing enquiries.

By Daniel Sheridan
Saturday, 9th January 2021, 6:00 am
Detectives in Kirklees are appealing for information to locate a good Samaritan who assisted a robbery victim.
Detectives in Kirklees are appealing for information to locate a good Samaritan who assisted a robbery victim.

Kirklees CID are asking a man who came to the aid of a male robbed in an incident near Miln Road in Huddersfield on September 4, 2020, to contact them as part of ongoing enquiries.

The man offered new footwear to the 26-year-old victim who was attacked while walking through a ginnel near Miln Road, police said.

The suspects allegedly restrained the victim and stole his wallet, mobile phone and trainers before making off.

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Three males aged 14, 32 and 36 have all been arrested and charged with robbery in relation to the offence.

DC Liam Rye of Kirklees CID, said: “We are continuing to investigate this robbery and as part of our enquiries we would very much like to speak to a man who came to the victim’s aid after the robbery took place.

“This man was kind enough to provide the victim with more footwear after seeing him in a distressed state and we would like to speak with him as a potential witness.

“I would ask him to contact us at Kirklees CID on 101 or make contact with West Yorkshire Police online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat "