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policevanruralPolice on the Isle of Wight are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Cowes last week.

A 25-year-old man was walking along the cycle path in Northwood Skate Park around 21:00 on Friday evening when he was approached by another man who demanded he hand over his stuff.

Standing his ground, the victim refused resulting in the now-wanted offender punching him in the face. The victim hit out at the attacker, who ran off towards Place Road.

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The 25-year-old victim suffered a cut to his lip and right hand.

The offender is described as a white man wearing a hooded top.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Harvey at Newport police station on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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