Witnesses sought following robbery (Filton)

Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in Filton on Monday evening.

At around 6.30pm on January 11, the victim, a 21 year-old female, was walking along a lane near to Jellico Avenue in Filton, when she was approached by a man and a woman.

It’s alleged that the woman then threatened her, with what is believed to be a knife, and demanded she hand over her mobile phone.

The female suspect is described as white, of around 18 to 19 years old, approximately 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build, wearing a black hip length jacket with a hood, a grey/ blue scarf, dark trousers and grey woolly gloves. The man is described as being around 6ft 3ins tall, of slim build and wearing a black puffer style thigh length jacket, dark grey scarf, dark trousers and its thought he could have been carrying a backpack.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may have information that can assist police with their enquiries should contact police in Staple Hill on 0845 456 7000. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police