At approximately 2:00am on Sunday morning [Sept 2] a motorcyclist riding in Southampton was approached by two men, with one of the men appearing to have a gun. The rider was robbed of his motorcycle before the gunmen escaped.
A police spokesperson said, “Around 2am on Sunday, September 2nd police responded to a reported robbery in the Middle Road, Southampton area. It appears that the victim, a 20 year old Southampton man, was riding his motorcycle in the area when he was accosted by two unknown men on another motorcycle.
“One of the suspects brandished what appeared to be a firearm and took the Southampton man’s motorcycle before both suspects made good their escape via motorcycle. The victim was not injured.
“The main suspect is described as a brown skinned male, approximately 5’10” tall wearing a black helmet with a dark coloured visor, a dark coloured jacket and black shoes.
“The second suspect is described as a light skinned male wearing a black helmet with a dark coloured visor and a red shirt. The stolen motorcycle is described as a white Aprilia SportCity 125 bearing license plate BX 665.
“Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of the stolen motorcycle is encouraged to contact the Somerset Criminal Investigation Unit on 234-1010.”
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