Attempted Robbery in Middleton Park

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery which occurred in  Middleton Park.

At around 2:50pm on Friday 20 July 2018, a 32 year old woman was walking her two dogs when she was approached by two men.

They made demands for her property and tried to take her bag, before making away.

The first man is described as being of mixed race, around 6’2 inches tall, in his late teens and of slim build. He was wearing black tack-suit bottoms with a dark blue hooded top and a scarf across his face.

The second man was also of mixed race, of slim build and around 5’10 tall. He was wearing dark grey track-suit bottoms and a hooded top.

Any witnesses to the incident or anyone who can help identify those responsible is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Alternatively, you can use the force’s online live chat facility via the contact us section of the Force website.

A spokesperson for the Friends of Middleton Park told South Leeds Life:

“This is a disturbing incident and we urge anyone who saw anything in the park that day to co-operate with the Police investigation.

“However, we would stress that this is a very rare incident and we encourage the thousands who enjoy Middleton Park to continue to visit our green oasis.”