Posted on 25th August 2017
Officers investigating an attempt robbery in the Derbyshire Dales are appealing for information.
On Tuesday, August 22 at around 4.30pm a 71 year-old man was walking along the High Peak Trail, towards Old Lane in Wirksworth, when he was confronted by a youth.
He threatened the man and asked him to hand over his possessions. The man refused and the youth ran off towards a wooded area.
The youth was described as between 15-19 years-old, 5ft 6ins tall, white and was wearing grey jogging bottoms, a black hooded top and a scarf which covered the bottom half of his face.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC John Keys on 101 quoting reference number 17000360341.
Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.