Cyclist threatens man with a knife in York

Crichton Avenue, with Intake Avenue on the left. Photograph © Google Street View
3 Nov 2016 @ 12.15 pm
| Crime, News
Crichton Avenue, with Intake Avenue on the left. Photograph © Google Street View
Crichton Avenue, with Intake Avenue on the left. Photograph © Google Street View

A cyclist pulled a knife on a man in broad daylight in York.

A man and a woman were cycling along Crichton Avenue at around 3pm on Tuesday (November 1) when the incident happened.

They were approached by two young men who were also riding bicycles. The two men threatened the man and one of them produced a knife.

The victim and the woman rode off to the Post Office on Intake Avenue where the police were called. No one was injured during the incident.

Officers are appealing for information that could help identify the two men.

Have you seen them?

The first man is…

white
chubby
aged 19-20 years old
and was wearing a dark coloured jacket.

The second man is

white
skinny
aged 19-20 years old
with straggly hair
and was wearing a dark coloured jacket.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the cyclists in the area, or has any information that could help the investigation to contact them.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Lindsey Crussell
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Lindsey Crussell here
Quote reference number 12160198650