E-fits released after elderly woman threatened at knifepoint, Sheffield

Date published: 11 July 2018 13:27
Dated: 11 July 2018 14:26:12

Detectives are asking for your help to identify the men in these e-fit images, after a 71-year-old woman was threatened at knifepoint in the Manor area of the city.

The woman was walking her dog, a black Lhasa Apso, through fields just off Harborough Avenue, heading towards Corker Bottoms Lane, at around 8.15am on Friday 22 June when she reports being approached by two men, one of who was carrying a knife. 

The men are said to have threatened to injure both the woman and her dog, demanding she hand over a ring she had on. When the woman refused, the two men walked away. The woman was not injured during the incident.

Officers investigating have worked with the victim to produce e-fit images of the offenders and are now asking for your help to identify them.

If you recognise the men in the images, or were in the area at the time and saw or heard anything suspicious, please call 101 quoting incident number 214 of 22 June 2018.

You can also pass information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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