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Police release e-fit after attempted armed robbery

By stephanie daley, Assistant Editor Tuesday 29th July 2014
Police release e-fit

A WOMAN was threatened at knife-point by would-be robbers who demanded she hand over her dog during a terrifying attempted armed robbery.


Police say the incident happened at around 11.45pm on Tuesday 24 June, when a 20-year-old woman was walking her dog from Shield Avenue, Worsbrough, towards Vernon Road.

It is believed that three men approached the woman and one allegedly threatened her with a knife, demanding she give them her dog.

The dog barked at the men, scaring them away.


Officers have issued an e-fit of the man who is believed to have threatened the woman with a knife.


Anyone with information is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1279 of 24 June 2014. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.