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Police want witnesses to attempted Manningtree mugging
6:00pm Friday 18th October 2013 in Harwich and Manningtree News
POLICE are investigating after a man was knocked to the ground in an attempted robbery.
The incident occurred on Tuesday October 8 at 9.30pm when it is alleged a man was pushed to the floor from behind by the attacker in North Street, Manningtree.
The victim was threatened and suffered injuries to his hands in the fall but did not hand his possessions over and the attacker fled the scene.
He is described as being of Middle Eastern appearance and aged between 16 and 20 and was wearing a green three quarter length padded jacket with a hood, blue jeans and white trainers at the time.
Anybody with any information about the incident is asked to call Essex police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.