Appeal for information following violent incident in York
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The incident occurred at Londis on Tadcaster Road in York at 9.15pm on Wednesday 29 June 2022.
The suspect entered the store, removed several items, and proceeded to threaten to stab a member of staff before leaving. Thankfully, no injuries were sustained during the incident.
Police are now requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who can help us identify the suspect.
The suspect is described as a white male, slim build, approximately 20-30yrs old and approximately 5ft11 in height. He had short mousy brown coloured hair which was slightly curly on top.
He was wearing a navy coloured gilet, a dark coloured t-shirt or polo shirt, with a pair of dark jogging bottoms which had a white line under the knee.
He carried a dark coloured rucksack and a Sainsbury’s carrier bag. The suspect arrived on a white racing bike with black writing.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Amy Herrick. You can also email [email protected]
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220112532.