Appeal: Attempted Robbery, junction of Shipley Airedale Road and Leeds Road, Bradford

Friday 17 July, 2020

Police are appealing for witnesses following a attempted robbery in Bradford yesterday morning.

The incident took place on Thursday 16 July at around 6:10am at the junction of Shipley Airedale Road and Leeds Road in Bradford.

A male rider on a motorbike was waiting at the traffic lights and was approached by another male on foot and they have a verbal argument. The male on foot then grabs the jacket of the rider and attempts to pull him off the motorbike.

Nearby police officers witnessed the altercation and ran over to the scene. The suspect runs off but is quickly caught by officers and arrested.

The motorcyclist drove off from the scene without leaving his details with police.

Bradford District CID are keen to trace the rider of the motorbike for further information about the incident.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any further information is asked to contact Bradford CID via 101 quoting crime reference number 13200355399 or alternatively you can report any information to the 101 LiveChat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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