POLICE have issued an e-fit of a man they want to speak to regarding a robbery in Thornton.

At 10.34pm on Friday, June 7, a man was pushing a motorbike along Old Road in the village, close to the junction with Allerton View, when a white Volkswagen Golf pulled up in front of him.

The suspect jumped out of the vehicle and pointed a knife at the man, threatening to attack him if he did not hand the bike over to him.

The victim handed over the bike, and the man made off with the bike on foot. The bike as later found by police.

The suspect was described as black and in his early twenties, with messy curly black hair and a short black beard, wearing a blue hooded jacket and grey tracksuit bottoms.

He was said to have had an accent which was a mix of Bradford and London.

Anyone who recognises this man is asked to call police on 101, quoting crime reference number 13190287418, use the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website, or contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.