A man was robbed while walking along a York street.

The incident happened shortly before 1pm on Tuesday (5 March) on St Benedict Road.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was walking along the road when he was approached by an older man, possibly aged in his 40s, who subsequently robbed him.


Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or the events surrounding it to contact them with information.

Anyone with information which could assist with the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police – details below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Michelle Gaunt
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Michelle Gaunt here
Quote reference number 12190040238