CCTV released after burglar put knife to Sheffield man's throat before stealing his cash

A man was threatened with a knife to his throat by two men who stole his cash and bankcards in Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 19th December 2017, 3:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th December 2017, 3:05 pm
Man police would like to talk to
Man police would like to talk to

The victim was approached by two men at around 6.30am on Wednesday, September 27 whilst he was walking along Penns Road in Heeley.

One of the men is said to have put a knife to the 33-year-old man's throat before making demands for cash.

Man police would like to talk to

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Detective Constable Ryan Griffiths, the investigating officer, said: “The two men then led the victim to a grassy area nearby on Derby Street where they searched his pockets and bag before stealing his coat, cash, iPhone, games console and two bankcards.

“They demanded the pin code for his bankcard before leaving towards Gleadless Road, where one of the men went into the Co-Op store.

“This was a nasty, unprovoked attack and I’m hoping that someone will recognise the man in the footage. We believe he could hold important information about what happened.”

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to identify.

Man police would like to talk to

If you know who the man pictured is, please call 101 quoting incident number 132 of 27 September 2017.