Tag : robbery

Ram-raid on Leeds Rolex Shop Caught on Camera

9 months ago / 0 comments

Two cars have been videoed attempting to ram-raid a Rolex at Prestons on Commercial Street in Leeds. West Yorkshire Police were called to the incident at around 11:55 GMT on Sunday 18th February. One of the vehicles tried to reverse into the front of the store and, when that failed, … Read More

Attempted burglar falls to his death

2 years ago / 0 comments

On Saturday 8th October police were called to Claremont Avenue, situated within half a mile of the University, as a man’s body had been found outside a house. Students living on the road awoke to a white tent obscuring the view of a neighbour’s back yard and a police cordon … Read More

Leeds burglar impaled on broken window pleads guilty

3 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds burglar, who was impaled on the glass of a window he had smashed in order break into a student house, has pleaded guilty. William Bedford, 42, has pleaded guilty to burglary with intent to steal after he was caught attempting to gain access to a student house in … Read More

Leeds burglar who targeted student houses is jailed

3 years ago / 0 comments

A 44 year old man, Conrad Cooke, has been sentenced to two years and eight months in jail over a series of robberies in Leeds. Cooke specifically targeted student houses in Headingley and Burley. Cooke broke into a house on St Anne’s Drives, Burley, on the 30th of October of … Read More

Man arrested for Sainsbury’s robbery

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at Sainsbury’s in Hyde Park last weekend. The Gryphon understands the offender was carrying a knife when he stole mobile phones from customers at the store on Brudenell Road. The incident happened in the early hours of the morning between … Read More

News | String of violent muggings outside Oxley Halls

5 years ago / 0 comments

Police are searching for suspects following a spate of muggings near the Oxley Halls of Residence. The street robberies took place last Saturday and Sunday on Otley Road. In one of the incidents, a 19-year old woman was approached by two men at 12.10pm on Saturday. The woman had her … Read More

News | Student robbed in Burley Park

5 years ago / 0 comments

A student has been robbed in broad daylight following a number of incidents in the Burley Park area. The female, aged 20 had her phone stolen after a struggle, whilst walking through the area. An attempted robbery has also taken place at a bus stop, near Cardigan Lane, where a … Read More

News | Muggers leave penniless

5 years ago / 0 comments

Police are investigating the mugging of a 20-year-old man in Hyde Park. The victim, who is believed to be a student, was approached  by two men on Sunday October 6, at approximately 11am. The man was asked to hand over his belongings including his black iPhone and any money he … Read More

News | Student falls victim to knife attack

5 years ago / 0 comments

A 21 year old woman, believed to be a student, has been mugged in Meanwood by two men using a knife. The victim was approached from behind by the attackers who cut the straps of her backpack with a knife. The girl sustained cuts to her hands and shoulder. The … Read More