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Appeal for witnesses following attempted robbery - Nuneaton

Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Nuneaton yesterday evening (Wednesday 5 December).

At around 4.55pm, it's reported a taxi was driving on Mallard Avenue when a female passenger threatened the driver with a bladed object and demanded money.

An altercation took place and the passenger then ran off along a footpath towards Queen Elizabeth Road, Camp Hill.

No money was stolen and the driver was not injured.

The offender is described as white, short in height, in her mid to late thirties, with short dark hair. It's believed she was wearing a black jumper and black trousers.

Investigations are ongoing. If anyone witnessed the incident, please call Detective Constable Caroline McMurchie at Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 320 of 5 December 2018.

Alternatively, information can be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

Issued: 12.15pm, Thursday 6 December, HCB, Corporate Communications

Published 06/12/18