Witnesses sought in attempted mugging

John Devlin 20/10/14. Police stock shots. Accident , sign , WPC , policeman , roads , crime,  POLICE , force , forensic , drink driving , crime , breathalyser , radio , CS or PAVA (also known as Captor) incapacitant spray, Batons , baton.
John Devlin 20/10/14. Police stock shots. Accident , sign , WPC , policeman , roads , crime, POLICE , force , forensic , drink driving , crime , breathalyser , radio , CS or PAVA (also known as Captor) incapacitant spray, Batons , baton.

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following an incident in Arbroath on Sunday night.

The incident occurred in John Street West, Arbroath, between 9 and 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 22.

A 16-year-old male was approached by two younger males aged between 13 and 14 years old who threatened him and attempted to rob him of money.

It is believed that a van bearing the name Vertex passed during the time of the incident.

Police would like to speak to the driver of the van or any other persons who were in the area at the time.

If you have any information please contact Police Scotland on 101, any police officer or alternatively, anonymously at Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.