Police appeal for witnesses after elderly man robbed in BMW in Barnsley

Police have called for witnesses after the assault and robbery of an elderly man earlier this month.

The 73 year-old was driving a white BMX X1 as he was followed by a van in Barnsley- on the morning of 2 March.

The long dark-blue van reportedly followed him along Barnsley Road onto Doncaster Road as they drove towards Ardsley Hill.

The van driver allegedly tried to force the BMW driver to stop several times, before the they both pulled over on Ardsley Hill dual carriageway.

The elderly man was assaulted and his dash-cam was taken before the van drove off towards Stairfoot.

Call 101 quoting incident number 275, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.