Man injured in robbery bid at Leicester park
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was hit over the head during an attempted robbery in Watermead Country Park.
The 51-year-old was approached by three men who demanded property from him. When he refused to hand anything over he was hit on the head with a metal object. The suspects made off empty-handed towards the outdoor pursuit centre.
The incident took place at about 6.25pm on Tuesday, July 26.
The victim was treated by the ambulance service.
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The suspects have been described as Asian and 18 to 25-years-old. They were wearing hooded tops and two of the suspects were wearing bandanas.
Police received a report of a similar incident in Watermead Country Park shortly afterwards at about 6.30pm when a 12-year-old boy was approached by three similar described men. Nothing was stolen and no-one was injured.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det Con Sarah Poppleton on 0116 222 2222.