Police appeal after man attempted to rob 12-year-old school boy

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Bedfordshire Police officers are appealing for information after a man demanded money from a schoolboy on Monday (29 November) before searching his school bag.

The incident happened at around 8.30am when the 12-year-old victim was approached by a man in Woodcote in Putnoe. The man demanded that the boy hand over money.

He then pushed the boy against a lamppost and searched his school bag, before making off without taking anything.

The suspect is described as Black, around 20-years-old, 5’8” and of skinny build. He was wearing a black puffa jacket, blue jeans, and black Nike trainers.

Anyone with information can report online quoting reference 40/64058/21.

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