Pizza delivery man robbed in Ickleford

A PIZZA delivery driver was robbed in Ickleford last week by a man who then rode off on the victim’s moped.

The incident took place between 12am and 12.30am on Saturday, March 5, when the 22-year-old victim was delivering a pizza in Greenfield Avenue.

After parking his moped, he was approached by a man who demanded his money and the keys to his vehicle.

The victim handed a small quantity of cash to the offender, who then rode off on the moped in the direction of Walnut Way.

Pc Steve Cook is investigating. He said: “The delivery driver was not injured during the incident but was clearly shaken.

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“I’m appealing for any witnesses to this incident, such as local residents, to come forward.”

The offender is described as a white man in his 20s, approximately 5ft 8ins tall of slim build and wearing a woolly hat.

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Anyone with information can ring the non-emergency number on 0845 33 00 222, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A 21-year-old man from Ickleford has been arrested in connection with the incident, and released on police bail while enquiries continue.

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