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Masked men in attempted robbery at taxi firm
12:32pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014 in News
Police are appealing for information to an attempted robbery at a taxi firm.
Two masked men entered the private hire office in Calder Road, Lower Hopton, Mirfield, just before 3am on Tuesday, and made demands of a male staff member.
One of the raiders stayed with him while the other went into the office and caused damage to a locked cabinet. The men left the premises empty handed.
The first suspect was white, between 5ft 9ins and 5ft 10ins tall, and stocky. He was wearing a dark, long sleeved top, dark tracksuit bottoms, and dark gloves and balaclava.
His accomplice was between 6ft 1ins and 6ft 2ins tall, of medium build. He was wearing a light coloured long sleeved jacket with a hood, jogging bottoms, and dark gloves and balaclava. They spoke with local accents.
Witnesses should call the Kirklees Robbery Team on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.