Drive-by robbers on moped hunted by police in Sheffield

Two men on a moped stole a chain and bracelet from a cyclist in a drive-by robbery in Sheffield.

Monday, 15th June 2020, 10:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th June 2020, 4:54 pm

They struck under a bridge on Attercliffe Street, close to the junction with Leveson Street, Attercliffe, when a cyclist was riding along the road.

The robbers pulled up alongside the cyclist and one of them grabbed his bracelet and chain before the other punched him.

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The moped driver was white, slim and wore a black tracksuit and black balaclava.

His passenger was white, unkempt looking and wore a cream and green tracksuit, which was pulled up over his face.

They were on a black moped, which had silver writing on the side.

Witnesses to the incident, which happened at 4.30pm on Thursday, May 28, are urged to come forward.

A photograph of the stolen chain has been released by South Yorkshire Police.