Attempted mugging in Hyde Park

Police appeal for information after an attempted street robbery takes place close to Hyde Park Sainsbury’s.

Last night an attempted mugging took place on the junction of Hessle Place and Welton Road in Hyde Park.

The intended street robbery happened at 9pm, close to the Sainsbury’s Local popular with students.

Police described the suspect as an asian male, 17-18 years old, 5’11” tall, wearing a black zip up hooded top and dark bottoms.

They said: “If you have any information please contact the Police in confidence on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”