Knife robbery in Huddersfield supermarket car park

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed of cash and his car in Huddersfield yesterday.

The victim was threatened with a knife between 6.30pm and 7pm in the lower car park at Tesco on Viaduct Street.

He had parked his car - a silver coloured BMW 525 registration EX52 JWZ - in the car park and was socialising with friends from inside the car.

Two men approached and one of them asked for a cigarette. The victim passed him one and the man then asked for a light.

As he reached for a light, the man reached into the car and took the keys from the ignition.

The suspect then demanded cash to return the keys and took the victim to a cash machine before showing him a knife.

The complainant gave him money and the man returned to the car before he and another man made off in it.

The first man officers want to speak to is described as in his late 20s, 6ft tall, slim and white.

He had stubble on his face, brown hair and was wearing a baby blue tracksuit top made from shinny material. Part of the sleeves had white on.

He was also wearing dark jeans and black trainers and had a hat on and the hood up. He spoke with a local accent.

The second man was described as mixed race, about 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10ins tall and of medium build.

He also had stubble on his face and pock type marks on both of his cheeks. He is thought to be aged around 30 and was wearing a black shiny waist-length puffy type jacket and a white and black patterned scarf tucked into his jacket.

His jeans were dark grey or black and he had light coloured trainers on. He was dirty in appearance and spoke with a local accent with a slight Liverpudlian slang.

There were a number of people in the area at the time using the cash machine and officers are appealing for any witnesses to the incident or anyone who spots the vehicle to contact Kirklees CID on 101.