Delivery driver attacked and robbed by gang wearing balaclavas in Rotherham layby

A gang of three men wearing balaclavas assaulted a delivery driver before stealing the contents of his van in a terrifying robbery in Rotherham.

By Sam Cooper
Tuesday, 10th September 2019, 6:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th September 2019, 6:10 pm

The delivery driver, a 21-year-old man, was travelling in his van along Tickhill Road, Maltby.

Police said he noticed he was being followed by a blue Ford Transit van, which flashed its lights and was trying to get him to pull over, as though something was wrong with his vehicle.

Tickhill Road, Maltby. Picture: Google.

The driver is understood to have pulled over into a layby on Tickhill Road, close to the old Maltby Colliery, where he was then assaulted by three men in balaclavas who got out of the blue van.

He suffered minor injuries.

The three suspects stole the contents of the delivery van, before driving off in the blue van away from the scene.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 120 of September 9.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.