Appeal for Shelf van hijack witnesses

Police incident

Police incident

First published in News

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a man’s van was hijacked in Shelf.

The robbery took place at Shelf Moor, Shelf, at 6.40am on Monday.

The victim was clearing ice from his windscreen and loading his van for work when he was pushed over from behind.

The suspect then jumped into the vehicle and drove off down Shelf Moor Road.

Police said the van was driven towards Bradford and struck an ANPR camera in Rooley Lane shortly after.

The vehicle is a maroon Ford Transit, registration M111 CYC. The suspect was male, wearing dark clothing and a dark hat with flaps over the ears.

The victim suffered a slight injury to his thumb. He is offering a £500 reward if the vehicle is returned in the same condition.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Detective Sergeant Terry O’Keeffe on (01422) 337029, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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