Police hunt man who attempted to rob pensioner at knifepoint in Gedling

Police are hunting a man who attempted to rob a pensioner at knifepoint in Gedling on Monday night (8).

The attacker got out of a car which he had parked in a garage in Yew Tree Lane and approached the victim at about 7.15pm.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: Yet Tree Lane, Gedling
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: Yew Tree Lane, Gedling. Image courtesy of Google

He threatened the pensioner with a knife and demanded that he hand over his car keys, but the pensioner fought back and the offender ran away.

He is described as about 5ft 10ins tall, aged between 18 and 24 and of a slim build. He was wearing dark clothing.

If you saw the man or you have any information please contact police on 101 quoting incident 689 of 8 February 2016.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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