Witnesses sought after attempted robbery in A38 underpass

Police investigating an attempted robbery in Patchway are appealing for information and witnesses.

At around 1:30pm on Friday 8th July, a man was walking along the underpass of the A38 in Patchway between Kwik Fit and Lloyds TSB [map] when a man carrying a weapon attempted to rob him.

Police would now like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident or who may be able to identify a man who is described white, around 5ft 8in tall and of a skinny build. He was wearing a black skull cap, brown/beige fleece, charcoal coloured jeans and dark trainers.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact police on 0845 456 7000 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.