UPDATE Appeal: Attempt Robbery, Shipley

Thursday, 27 September 2018

A male sought in connection with an attempted robbery in Shipley has now been identified and spoken to by officers.

Police would like to thank everyone who called in with information or shared the appeal.

Enquiries into the incident are continuing.

 

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Police investigating an attempted robbery in Shipley have released an image of a male they would like to identify. 

The incident happened at about 6.40am on Monday, 3 September, when a male tried to grab a woman’s handbag as she left Singh’s Newsagents in Bradford Road.

The suspect ran off towards the city centre.

PC David Purcell, of Bradford District CID, said:

“The victim was a vulnerable woman and she has been left very shaken by what happened.

“Our enquiries suggest this male will have more information and we are keen to speak to him.”

A taxi driver who was sought in the initial appeal has since been traced.

Anyone who can assist in identifying this male is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13180438559, or use the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

 

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Shipley.

The incident happened at about 6.40am on Monday, 3 September when a male tried to grab a woman’s handbag as she left Singh’s Newsagents in Bradford Road.

The suspect ran off towards the city centre.

PC David Purcell, of Bradford District CID, said:

“We would particularly like to speak to a taxi driver who came to the aid of the victim.

“This incident also happened on a busy main road, so we would be keen to receive any dash cam footage which may be of assistance to our investigation.”

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13180438559, or use the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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