Appeal after attempted robbery of 14-year-old in Monifieth
Detectives in Tayside are appealing for information after a man attempted to rob a 14-year-old girl in the Monifieth area last night (Wednesday, 24 February).
The incident took place around 9pm near to the Nisa store on Ferry Road. The victim was struck from behind and left with minor injuries as the man left the area.
The suspect is described as being a tall man, wearing a black hooded jacket. It is believed that he ran away in the direction of central Monifieth.
Detective Constable Esther Bigham, from Tayside CID, said: “This was an extremely distressing situation for the girl involved and we can only be thankful that she was not more seriously injured.
“We’re asking for anyone who may have been in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious to please come forward and assist our investigation.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting incident 3364 of 24 February. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, if you wish to remain anonymous.