Huddersfield man wanted for robbery

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a Huddersfield man who is wanted for offences including assault and attempted robbery.

Extensive enquiries have been made to find 20-year-old Robert Roche who officers want to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Huddersfield on April 30, an attempted robbery in Skelmanthorpe on May 28 and two offences of using threatening behaviour - one racially aggravated - in Huddersfield on April 5 and May 3.

Robert is described as white, around 5ft 11ins tall, of proportionate build, with brown hair which he has recently had cut closer at the sides and fair on top.

He is known to frequent the Skelmanthorpe, Denby Dale and Crosland Moor areas.

Detective Inspector Andy Leonard, of Kirklees District CID, said: “We have been actively seeking Mr Roche for questioning in connection with these offences but at this stage have not been able to locate him.

“Anyone who has seen him or with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Kirklees District CID on 101.

“If you have information but for whatever reason don’t want to speak to police directly then you can give information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”