Appeal for witnesses following attempted robbery (Mangotsfield)

Posted on Thursday 25th March 2010 at 8:22 am by SH (Editor)

Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Mangotsfield on Sunday (March 21)

At around 1.00am a man was walking along Rodway common when a man approached him with a weapon and demanded money and his mobile phone.

The offender ran off after a scuffle and the victim was left unhurt and no property was stolen.

Police would now like to speak to a man who is described as white, around 19 years old, of a thin build and around 5ft 8inches tall. He was dressed in a black hooded style top with a red and white checked scarf covering his face and black woollen gloves, as he may be able to help with enquiries

Officers are also keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time and saw a man acting suspiciously or witnessed this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Staple Hill Police on 0845 456 7000 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police

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