Thieves punch man and steal his bike in Huddersfield

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Detectives are investigating after a man had his bike stolen and was punched in Huddersfield.

The 26-year-old victim was on his mountain bike on Park Road West in Crosland Moor when he heard a car with a loud car exhaust behind him.

It went past, stopped in front of him and a man got out and shouted to him.

The victim was then grabbed by another man and punched.

He managed to elbow one of the suspects and ran off but when he returned, the bike had been stolen.

The bike was a grey Saracen mountain bike.

The driver of the car is described as a white man, 29 or 30 years old, 5ft 9ins to 6ft tall and stocky. He was bald and was wearing a white T-shirt but no jacket.

The passenger of the car was described as a white man, aged 26 or 27 years old, 5ft 11ins tall and stocky. He too was bald and was also wearing a white T-shirt but no jacket.

The final suspect was described as a white man who was skinny and had. He had mousey-coloured hair and was possibly wearing glasses.

Anyone with any information about the robbery, at 6.20pm on Thursday, is asked to contact Huddersfield CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.