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Attempted robbery in Southend
10:56am Tuesday 19th June 2012 in Southend
A WOMAN was left shaken following an attempted robbery in Southend.
The woman, in her early 20s, was walking through an alleyway between Church Road and Lucy Road when she was approached by a man.
He stopped and asked for her name and age, before demanding she hand over her mobile phone.
The woman ran to a man passing by for help but the suspect ran off empty-handed.
The suspect is described as a white man with a slightly sun tanned complexion/olive skin, around 5ft 8ins tall, thin to medium build, clean shaven, with a large round face, large nose, black eyes, thick black eyebrows, long thin lips, yellow teeth, wearing a turquoise to sky blue hoody, dark jeans and white trainers.
Anyone with information about the incident on June 14 at 4.10pm is asked to call DC Reece Brent at Southend police station on 101.