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 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.