Boy, 10, victim of attempted robbery in Daventry country park

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An attempted robbery took place in Daventry Country Park this morning (Wednesday) when a 10-year-old boy was approached for his bike.

The incident took place sometime between 11.50am and noon in between the bird hide and the pond and close to the Scout hut in the park.

The offender demanded the bike from the youngster who managed to get away.

The offender was around 5ft10” tall, of thin, muscular build and was wearing a black hooded top, black tracksuit bottoms, black gloves and black shoes.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.