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Attempted robbery in Shrewsbury

Police investigating an attempted robbery in Shrewsbury are appealing for witnesses

The attempted robbery happened around 7pm on Tuesday 7 January in Monkmoor Avenue.

A woman was approached by a man from behind who demanded money and her mobile phone. The man ran off empty handed when the woman and a passerby shouted at him. He made off in the direction of St Peter’s Church in Monkmoor Road.

The man is described as stocky build, approximately 5ft 8 inches tall, he was dressed in all dark clothing and wearing a dark baseball cap and a dark coloured scarf covering his face.

Any witnesses should ring West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 22/3473/20 or alternatively information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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