Knifepoint robbers thwarted
Three thugs threatened a man with a knife and ordered him to hand over his money.
Two men and a woman confronted the 20-year-old victim near Leicester railway station.
The victim managed to run away and alerted police officers who were nearby.
The attack took place in Conduit Street at 5.30pm on Monday, February 25. Police released details yesterday.
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Pc Mark Lacey said: "Thankfully, the victim was not hurt but the results of this could have been much worse.
"I would appeal for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.
"The incident happened at a busy time of the day in a busy area of the city, so I'm hopeful anyone who did witness the incident will be able to help us."
One of the men is black and aged between 30 and 40. He has yellow teeth and long black hair.
He was wearing a brown jacket, jeans, black shoes and a hat.
A 31-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the incident.
They have been released on police bail while officers continue their inquiries.
Witnesses should contact Pc Lacey on 101.