04/02/2016 Middlesbrough

51-Year-Old Man Threated with a Weapon in an Attempted Robbery

Police are appealing for information after a 51-year-old man was threatened in an attempted robbery on the farm land area between .....

... Springbank Lane in Ormesby and Cypress Road in Marton.

The incident occurred between 12:30pm and 1pm on Saturday 30th January when an unknown man and woman approached the victim who was walking his dog and they threatened him with a baton and demanded money.

The victim refused to give them any money and the suspects made off in the direction of Ormesby.

The male suspect is described as a white male, around 6 ft tall, in his late 20s to early 30s with an unshaved goatee beard and cropped dark hair and he was wearing a pale blue top, dark trainers and dark bottoms with white socks tucked into the bottoms.

The female suspect is described as a white, of big build and around 5 ft 10” tall and she was wearing black leggings with trainers.

The victim was uninjured from the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects or anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact DC Lindsay Forbes on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.