Appeal over mugging in Huddersfield

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Detectives are investigating after a man was mugged in Huddersfield.

The 26-year-old victim was walking along Yew Green Road in Lockwood when he was approached by two men.

The suspects and the victim had a friendly chat and agreed to order a taxi together.

One of the suspects used the victim’s phone to call the cab, but then refused to return it. The second suspect then assaulted the victim and demanded cash.

The victim handed over around £13 and the suspects walked off towards Crosland Moor with the cash and the phone.

The suspects were described as two white men and around 5ft 6ins to 5ft 9ins tall.

One was in his 40s, stocky and wearing a blue baseball cap and blue jacket. The other was in his early 20s, slim and with short mousey blonde hair. He was wearing a light or white jacket.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact Detective Constable Divek Ubhi at Huddersfield CID via 101.