Police searching for these men after robbery and assault in Leeds city centre

Police in Leeds have issued CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery and assault in Leeds.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 21st April 2018, 11:38 am
Updated Saturday, 21st April 2018, 11:46 am
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At around 4am on Wednesday, 7 March, two unknown suspects approached two other men aged 28 and 30 and assaulted them.

The suspects then stole a distinctive black Aston Martin wallet from one of the men containing an amount of cash and other personal items during the incident on Call Lane, Leeds.

The men then made off towards Leeds City Centre before making several fraudulent transactions using the bank cards taken.

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The suspects are both described as men, aged in their late teens to early 20s.

The first man is described as black, with very dark-coloured skin, approximately 6ft 1ins to 6ft 2ins tall, of very skinny build. He had a black, short afro hair style and was clean shaven. He was wearing baggy, white and grey Nike tracksuit bottoms and a dark, thin waterproof jacket.

The second man is described as black but with lighter skin than the other man, around 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build, clean shaven, with a “distinctive European nose that was very straight.” He was wearing dark clothing, including dark trainers, and a dark baseball cap.

Investigating Officer, PC Thomas Endevoldsen said: “This was a cowardly and unprovoked attack on these two men, who were left particularly shaken by their ordeal.

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“We have made numerous enquiries since the incident and have now taken the step of releasing CCTV images to help in locating those responsible.

“If you know the individuals captured in the footage or have any information that could assist us in our enquiries, please contact the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.

“Likewise, you can use the live chat system found in the contact us section of the Force website

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