Man attempted to rob driver in Mercedes at supermarket car park

The suspect, thought to be around 20, demanded money from the man after approaching him outside the Morrisons branch.

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Police have launched a probe after a man was targeted in an attempted robbery in a supermarket car park.

The suspect approached the victim in his silver Mercedes car at the Morrisons store in Aberdeen’s West North Street shortly after 3.45pm on Christmas Eve.

He attempted to rob the man and demanded money but was unsuccessful and later fled the scene on a bike with a purple frame.

Officers are now attempting to trace the man responsible.

He is described as being around 20, of medium height and build, with darker skin and wearing dark coloured clothing.

Detective constable Tom Cameron said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to trace this man and we believe there were a number of people around at the time who may have seen what happened.

“In particular we would like to speak to two men and two women who we believe may be witnesses who can help with our investigation.

“Also, anyone who saw this man on the bicycle and where he went is also asked to get in touch with officers.”

If you can help please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2554 of Saturday, December 24, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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