Police hunt two men after knifepoint robbery in Woodhouse Moor, Leeds

A man has been threatened with a knife and robbed in Woodhouse Moor.

An e-fit image of one of the robbers being sought by police.

The 20-year-old victim was walking near the bowling green when he was approached by two men on Thursday June 23 at around 5.25am.

One of the men held a knife to his stomach and demanded his phone and wallet before the pair fled with the items.

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The man with the knife was described as Asian, aged around 23, 5ft 8ins tall, stocky, with short, straight black hair and a round face. He was wearing a dark sports cap, a navy blue Adidas jacket and grey jogging bottoms.

An e-fit image of one of the robbers being sought by police.

The other suspect was Asian, about 18 years old and smaller than the first man. He was wearing a plain black puffer jacket with the hood up, which had beige hook fastenings at the front, and grey jogging bottoms.

He was carrying a black or navy blue bag with a leaf emblem and the word ‘addicted’ on it. He was also riding a silver-framed BMX bicycle.

Police Constable Rob Kennerley, of the Leeds District Crime Team, said: “This was a frightening experience for the victim to be robbed at knifepoint and we would like to hear from anyone who thinks they recognise the suspects from the detailed descriptions and the e-fit images.” 

Call police on 101, quoting log 13160267876, or anonymously on 0800 555111 with information.

An e-fit image of one of the robbers being sought by police.