POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Bridgwater.

At about 11.20pm on Tuesday, April 22, a 27-year-old man was walking along Broadway, near the BP garage, when another man tried to grab his bag A struggle ensued but the victim managed to keep hold of his bag and the offender ran off.

Investigating officer Det Con Jason Earl said: “Fortunately the victim was not physically harmed but this was still a distressing ordeal for him.

“We believe a woman driving a black vehicle, possibly a Peugeot, may have seen this incident and I am appealing for her to get in touch.”

If you can help this inquiry, call Det Con Jason Earl via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

Alternatively, if you want to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through their online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org