Attempted Robbery King Street, Inverness

By Reporter, The HighLand Times, Friday August 4 2017

A 19-year-old woman was walking alone in the King Street area between Bishop Eden and St Joseph's primary schools when she was approached from behind by an unknown man at about 9.15pm on Wednesday, August 2.

After a brief struggle, the woman managed to escape without losing any personal items.

The victim was uninjured.

The man is described as wearing a green khaki waterproof jacket with the hood up.

He was also wearing glasses and is thought to have been wearing heavy boots.

Commenting Detective Sergeant Craig Still said:

"This was a distressing incident for the victim who was understandably shaken by her ordeal.

"I would like to offer reassurance to the wider community that that enquiries are ongoing to identify the man described by the victim.

"Highly visible officers will be carrying out patrols in the area over the next few days to provide public reassurance and to carry out enquiries into this incident.

"Anybody who has information relating to this incident which could help is asked to contact Police on 101, quoting reference NN19276/17, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."



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