Man attempted to rob Normanton school boy

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery on a schoolboy in Normanton.

    The incident took place between 8.20am and 8.25am on Attlee Street on Wednesday 17 January.

    A man approached the 11-year-old victim and tried to grab his bag strap as he walked past.

    The boy resisted and the male then ran off.

    The suspect is described as a man in his 50s, with white but tanned skin.

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