Man threatened with knife during Rotherham street robbery

A man was threatened with a knife after he was ambushed as he walked along a Rotherham street.

Monday, 23rd April 2018, 6:48 am
Updated Monday, 23rd April 2018, 6:56 am
An E-fit has been released of a youth wanted over a street robbery in Rotherham

The victim was walking along College Road, Masbrough, when he was approached by a group of males with a knife.

COURT: Prolific Sheffield drug dealer put behind bars againThey stopped him and demanded his phone as one of the robbers brandished a knife.

POLICE: Men accused of using gun to make threats in Sheffield on same night as Rotherham stabbingThe victim handed over his phone and the robbers ran off through the underpass towards Lidl.

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CRIME: Man arrested over stabbing in Sheffield houseAn E-fit of one of the offenders has been released.

He was around 5ft 7 ins, aged around 16, skinny build and had short, dark hair.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Were you in the area at the time? Did you see or hear anything suspicious? Do you recognise the man in the E-fit?"

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 813 of April 10.