Teenager is assaulted in attempted robbery near Milton Keynes underpass

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery that happened over the weekend in Milton Keynes.

At around 6pm on Sunday, a boy in his teens was confronted by the offender near the underpass on London Road.

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He assaulted the victim and attempted to rob him, say police.

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Police are seeking witnesses

An unknown female approached and spoke to both parties and now officers would like her to come forward so they can speak to her.

The victim did not require hospital treatment for his injuries.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Charles Cox, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “We are appealing for any witnesses to this attempted robbery, or anyone with information which could help our investigation, to please come forward.

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“We are particularly interested in speaking with a female who approached the boys involved in this incident.

“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43230475968.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website."

A 16 year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery. He has been bailed.