Appeal for information after attempted robbery in town street

THREE young men followed a woman in her 20s along a town street before allegedly trying to take her handbag from her, the States police have said.

A file picture of Cannon Street. Picture: DAVID FERGUSON (30646386)
A file picture of Cannon Street. Picture: DAVID FERGUSON (30646386)

The alleged incident happened last night (14 April) on Cannon Street at about 8.30pm near the Parade Pub.

Officers say the woman was wearing a light-coloured checked jacket and had been walking along Devonshire Place and Lemprière Street before the attempted robbery took place.

The woman was not injured and the three men did not manage to take her bag.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is now urged to contact the States police on 612612 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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