Man tries to rob 12-year-old boy as he walks to school in Bedford

He left empty handed after searching the boy's bag

By Clare Turner
Wednesday, 1st December 2021, 4:32 pm

Officers are appealing for information after a man attempted to rob a 12-year-old boy as he walked to school.

At around 8.30am on Monday (November 29), the victim was approached by a man in Woodcote Road, Bedford, who demanded he hand over money.

He then pushed the boy against a lamppost and searched his school bag, before making off without taking anything.

The incident happened at around 8.30am on Monday (November 29)

The suspect is described as black, aged around 20, 5ft 8in and of skinny build. He was wearing a black Puffa jacket, blue jeans, and black Nike trainers.

Anyone with information can report it online quoting reference 40/64058/21.