Two men threaten victim with kitchen knife before stealing motorbike in Lancaster

Two thugs riding an e-scooter threatened a man with a knife before stealing his motorbike in Lancaster.

By Sean Gleaves
Monday, 28th February 2022, 8:19 pm
Updated Monday, 28th February 2022, 8:20 pm

The robbery occurred near the car park in Torrisholme Road at around 9pm on Sunday (February 27).

Police said the two offenders approached a man on an e-scooter before threatening him with a kitchen knife.

The men then stole the victim's Kawasaki KX250F before making off from the scene over a bridge which leads to Ryelands Estate.

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Two thugs riding an e-scooter threatened a man with a knife before stealing his Kawasaki KX250F motorbike in Lancaster. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

On Monday (February 28), police launched an appeal for witnesses and released a picture of the stolen motorcycle.

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A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "If you were in the area at the time and witnessed anything that could assist with our enquiry then could you contact us.

"If you see this bike or know of its whereabouts can you also get in touch."

The offenders are described as being male and were both wearing black clothing.

The knifeman was wearing a black Armani puffer style jacket.

The victim's Kawasaki KX250F has the number 16 on the front and side, police said.

Anyone with information can contact the police by calling 101 or emailing [email protected], quoting log number LC-20220227-1565.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/.

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