Police appeal after knife-wielding robbers hijack Getir delivery driver’s moped in Bedminster

The incident happened in broad daylight

Police are appealing for witnesses in a robbery that saw a pair of knife-wielding males threaten a Getir delivery driver before stealing his moped in Bristol.

The incident happened in broad daylight in Cotswold Road, Bedminster, on Saturday, March 19.

At around 2pm, a delivery driver was travelling down the road on his moped before he was approached by two males riding a motorbike at the junction of Brendon Road.

One of the them got off the motorbike and threatened the moped rider with a knife.

The Getir moped stolen was similar to the motorbikes pictured

He then rode the purple and yellow Getir moped away in the direction of St John’s Lane.

The offenders are described as young, male and wearing helmets. One of them was wearing a brown jacket.

Thankfully, the victim was not harmed.

The incident happened at Cotswold Road at the junction with Brendon Road in Bedminster.

PC Gary Mason, of Avon and Somerset Police, said: “We take all motorbike thefts and robberies seriously and will do all we can to track down who was responsible.

“Earlier this month we arrested two people for a similar incident close by, however at this time we do not believe the incidents are linked.

“We ‘d ask anyone who saw what happened, or may have relevant CCTV or dashcam footage, to call 101 and quote reference number 5222065815.”

You can also call Crimestoppers, free and anonymously, on 0800 555 111.