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Evofit released in bid to trace teen for attempted robbery

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An Evofit picture has been released of a teenager police would like to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery.

A 17-year-old girl was cycling along the cycle track underneath Ovangle Road Bridge when she was approached by three male teenagers.

The teenagers, who came from the direction of ASDA, blocked her path, verbally threatened her, grabbed her and pushed her in an attempt to steal the black BMX she was riding, but they were unsuccessful and walked away.

Detective Sergeant Kevin Wright said: “If anybody recognises this person I would urge them to come forward.

“Fortunately, the victim was not injured but understandably she was left shaken by the ordeal.

“We are very keen to speak to anyone that may have any information to help us trace the people responsible and I would urge anyone with any information to contact us as soon as possible.”

The first teenager has been described as white, around 18-19 years of age, approximately six feet tall and of skinny build.

He had shaved dark brown hair, small, brown eyes and a pale complexion with a spot on the left hand side of his chin.

He was wearing grey, cotton jogging bottoms with a dark blue stripe on the outer leg which appeared to be cut off below the knee and had on dirty, white trainers.

The second man was described as white, between 18 and 19 years old, six feet tall and of slim build.

He had blond, straight hair with a fringe and was wearing a plain, light coloured, round neck t-shirt with short sleeves and full length trousers.

The third person involved is thought to be much younger, a boy around 12-13 years of age.

He was white, around four feet eleven inches tall and had shaved, mousey brown hair.

He was wearing a white sleeveless tank top with yellow stripes on the shoulders, full length pants and carrying a black drawstring bag with the multi-coloured slogan “Just do it”.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.

The incident happened at 2pm on Sunday, August 11, 2013,

People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via Crimestoppers-uk.org.

 

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