Police Witness Appeal - Attempted Robbery School Lane Playing Field

Wednesday 13th December 2017

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101. Press option 1 and pass information to the force control room.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12170221143 when passing on information about the incident.

At approximately 10.20 am on Monday 11 December 2017, the 35 year old male victim was approached by the suspect, who demanded the victim hand over his mobile phone. When the victim refused, the offender cut him on the arm and stomach with what is believed to be a small blade like a Stanley knife. The victim was taken to York District Hospital where he received treatment, but he is not in a serious condition.

The description of the offender is that he is male, 5ft 5in of slim build, wearing a black jacket with hood up, a snood and black tracksuit bottoms with white socks over the ankles.