Thief on bike snatches cash from drivers hands

police tape
police tape

A audacious thief on a bicycle snatched cash from the hands of a delivery driver last night.

The cyclist stole a pouch of cash from the driver as he returned from making a delivery in Meadow Road, Rothwell, at about 9pm before riding off along Meadow Road.

The thief was described as white, aged 17 to 18 years old, between 5ft 8in and 5ft 10in tall, of slim build and wearing a blue hooded top, red T-shirt, black trousers and black trainers.

It is believed he had a tattoo on his right hand that looked like a snake and was riding a black mountaing bike.

The money pouch was red.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or 03000 111 222 from mobiles or outside the county or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.