Attempted Robbery Close to Ormesby Bank in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery occurred close to the roundabout on Ormesby Bank in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Sunday 2nd September at 7:45am when a man approached the 26-year-old male victim, threatened him and asked him to empty his pockets.

The victim ran away and nothing was taken. The suspect is described as wearing a burgundy jacket, blue tracksuit bottoms and he was with a Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Neil Robinson on the non-emergency number 101 quoting 161794, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.