Police hunt two men who drove moped into delivery driver during robbery

Police are hunting two men after a delivery driver was robbed and assaulted in Rotherham

Saturday, 3rd April 2021, 11:38 am

Officers in Rotherham are seeking information about two men who are reported to have been involved in a robbery of a delivery driver on Thursday (April 1).At around 2.45pm, a delivery driver was delivering parcels on Alexandra Road, Swallownest, when two unknown men on a moped attempted to steal items from him.Det Sgt Leanne Hearnshaw, said: “The driver challenged the men but was then assaulted by them and knocked over after the moped was driven at him repeatedly.“This was a nasty assault on a man who was simply going about his daily job, this should not be happening on our streets and everyone who witnessed this was left very distressed.“The men were described as white, in their early 20s, and they were wearing black clothing and balaclavas. They are believed to have been riding a black moped.Contact 101 quoting incident number 552 of 1 April

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