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Robberies on Avenues area of Hull

Be aware not alarmed – keep property out of sight and secure to avoid being a victim of street robbery

Humberside Police have had a number of street robberies reported between 7 and 9 December on Newland Avenue and Cottingham Road in Hull. The reports vary but most say that two men, one wearing a red striped jacket and red helmet on a moped, mounted the pavement and trying to snatch people’s mobile phones from their hands and has stolen bicycles.

Until police can find who these people are and arrest them they are appealing for people to be extra vigilant and keep their mobile phones and bags secure.

Police have a grainy CCTV image of a man they suspect has been involved in these incidents and if anyone is able to help identify him or has information that would help with enquiries, please call 101 quoting log 178 08/12/17.