Witnesses sought following attempted robbery

Witnesses sought following attempted robbery

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Taunton. 

The incident happened on Saturday (25 March) in Holway Avenue at about 7pm.

Two male teenagers were approached by two men described as being white, about 6ft tall and between 20-25 years old, who were on bikes.

The suspects demanded that the victims hand over their mobile phones.

As the incident was happening a runner came along Holway Avenue and stopped to help the teenagers.

The Police are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who may have information to help with enquiries.

They would particularly like to speak to the runner who stopped to help.

If you are able to help, call the Police on 101, quoting 5217066033

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