Attempted Robbery, Cross Flats, Leeds

Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery on a teenager in Leeds on the 16th of February. 

The victim, a 14-year-old boy was walking his dog through Cross Flats Park, on Beeston Road, at around 5pm when he was approached by the suspect and threatened with a knife. 

 

The victim's dog bit the suspect, causing him to step back.

 

As the suspect fled the scene he caught the victim with the knife causing a laceration to his face. 

 

The suspect is described as a white male, late teens to early 20s, 5ft 5", he had brown eyes and dark bushy eyebrows. He was wearing a black beanie hat, black neck scarf which covered the lower part of his face, a black Helly Hanson waterproof jacket, tracksuit bottoms and black gloves. 

 

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Leeds CID via 101

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