Appeal after Newark robbery
Posted on 21st August 2012
Police investigating a robbery in Newark are appealing for witnesses.
Two men and a woman were walking along London Road where they were approached by three men on bicycles.
One of cyclists stopped while the other two rode passed and waited nearby.
This offender asked the group for a cigarette and offered them drugs before demanding they emptied their pockets or risk being injured by one of his two friends.
The man snatched a packet of cigarettes before cycling off in the direction of Balderton.
It happened close to the junction of William Street at about 1.50am on Saturday 4 August 2012.
The man who stole the cigarettes is white, aged between 25 and 35 years old, of medium build, with a chubby face and between 5ft 7ins and 6ft tall.
He was clean shaven, had short black hair that was slicked back, and was wearing a white t-shirt with a logo on the back, blue jeans and white trainers.
He was also riding a silver bicycle with full suspension.
Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call PC John Wilson, from Newark CID, on 101 extension 8097639, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
In an emergency dial 999