Attempted robbery, Plymouth

Police are appealing for witnesses of the attempted robbery of a man on Plymbridge Road, Plymouth, at around 12.30pm this afternoon, Tuesday 3 November.

The incident occurred in a wooded pathway near the Wrigleys factory on the Estover Industrial Estate. A 27-year-old jogger was approached by a man who asked for his watch and phone, saying he had a knife in his bag.

The suspect is described as being around 5’10” in height, and was wearing a red coat, three quarter length grey trousers and boots which appeared too big for him. He was smoking at the time.

A 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and is in police custody.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which could assist police enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 or via email at 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime reference CR/092906/20.