Can you identify man who threatened 18-year-old Bridlington man with blade and robbed him?

Man wanted for armed robbery

Man wanted for armed robbery

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Police have released CCTV images of the man they are trying to identify in connection with an incident, where an 18-year-old was threatened with a blade and robbed.

Man wanted for armed robbery

Man wanted for armed robbery

It happened in an alleyway off Tennyson Road, Bridlington near to the junction with Blackburn Avenue.

At around 9.45pm on Friday July 12, an 18-year-old man was walking home alone when an unknown man walked past him.

The man returned and is reported to have grabbed hold of the 18-year-old and made threats towards him with a blade.

He asked the man to hand over his wallet, which he did. The offender stole some cash from inside the wallet and then ran away. The wallet was found a short time later.

Man wanted for armed robbery

Man wanted for armed robbery

The 18-year-old victim was treated at Scarborough Hospital for cuts to his ear, hands and face.

Anyone who can help police identify the man in the CCTV images is asked to call Humberside Police tel 101 reference crime number 1986101.