Police officers appealing for details following attempted robbery in Nuneaton

Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 28 March 2022

WARWICKSHIRE POLICE officers are appealing for witnesses – and any details – following an attempted robbery which took place in Nuneaton this morning (Saturday, 26 March).

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Shortly after 11am, a woman in her 30s was walking her dog in Whittleford Park when a man approached her and tried to grab her dogs lead.

According to officers, it has been reported that the victim was assaulted and sustained an injury to her stomach which required medical attention and treatment.

The women’s dog was not stolen or injured.

The suspect has been described as a man wearing black, of a slim build, around 5 foot 5 inches to 5 foot and 9 inches in height.

Detective Sergeant and Investigating Officer, Suzanne Charlton, of Warwickshire Police, said: “We’re appealing for any witnesses to this incident, which has left the victim understandably shaken.

“A number of enquiries are now ongoing to identify and locate the offender, and we would ask anyone who was in the area at the time or who may have seen or heard anything suspicious to please come forward.

“Officers will be in the area over the coming days as part of their enquiries.

Those with information or concerns are being encouraged to contact officers through their non-emergency police number of 101, quoting 149 of 26 March 2022.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through the official Crimestoppers website.

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