Attempted Robbery in Stranraer – Police Scotland

Police Scotland officers want to trace the following described two men after a 35 year old man was attacked in an attempted robbery in the town.  The incident happened at around 2030 hours on Monday 9 October 2017.  The man was in a piece of waste ground in Fisher Street when he was approached by two men who proceeded to knock him to the ground and then search through his pockets.  Nothing was stolen in the attack and the victim received an injury to his leg and head as a result.

The two men are described as (1) about 5’10″/11″ tall, slim to medium build, short dark hair, was wearing a dark coloured bomber style jacket, dark trousers and spoke with a local Stranraer accent.  (2) About 6′ tall, slim build, wearing a dark blue/navy coloured cap, glasses, a dark coloured North face make hooded top, dark bottoms and spoke with a local Stranraer accent.

Constable Scott Costly at Stranraer said “The nearby area was quite busy with the fun fair being on at the time and we would like to hear from anyone who may have seen what happened here, or can help us to identify the two men involved.  Police at Stranraer can be contacted on the 101 number.”