Between 11 and 11.30pm Saturday evening, two armed robberies occurred in the Stoneferry area of Hull.
Two men are reported to have entered a petrol station on Leads Road shortly after 11pm. They threatened the staff with weapons. The men then stole cash and cigarettes and left the scene. The staff were shaken, but not injured.
A further incident occurred on a cycle path between Chamberlain Road and Ashendon Drive where a man was threatened by two men with weapons and stole his mobile phone (a white and gold iPhone 5S with black case) and his cycle. The man was grabbed and taken to the ground but not injured in the incident.
The two men are described as both being white, around 5ft 6/8″ tall, medium build and in their mid-20s. They spoke with local accents and were both dressed in black. The police are providing extra police officers in the area. If anyone sees anything suspicious to call 999.
The police are urging residents in the area to be extra vigilant while the individuals are still at large. Extra police officers will be in the area If anyone sees anything suspicious they are advised to call 999.
Humberside Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed either incident, that has not already spoken to the police, to contact them on 101 quoting log 696 22/04/2017. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.