A knifeman tried to rob a woman while she was out walking her dogs in Leeds, police revealed today.
The 38-year-old victim was targeted by the man close to the junction of Raylands Close and Raylands Lane in Belle Isle at about 5.20pm on Friday. (August 31)
He threatened her with what appeared to be a flick knife and asked if she had a mobile phone or any cash.
The woman managed to flee with her dogs, leaving the suspect to make off on foot in the direction of Clapgate Primary School. He is described as white and was wearing a grey hooded top and grey bottoms.
Det Insp Sean Duggan, from City and Holbeck CID, said: “Incidents of this type are rare in the area and I would like to hear from anyone who was around Raylands Close or Raylands Lane at the time or who may have any information regarding the suspect.
“I would also ask anyone living nearby, who has their own CCTV cameras, to check any footage and contact police if they captured anything suspicious.”
People with information are asked to contact City and Holbeck CID via the police’s 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.