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Man threatened at knifepoint during robbery in Batley

A man has been threatened at knifepoint during a robbery in Batley.

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The victim was walking past the car park entrance at The George Inn public house on Healey Lane when he was approached by an armed man who demanded money.

It happened on Monday July 31 at around 1.20pm.

The suspect is described as Asian, in his early 20s, with short hair and stubble on his face. He was wearing a dark blue Adidas jogging bottoms and top.


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