Teenage boy assaulted on street during attempted robbery

Police appealing for information after 15-year-old attacked in Fraserburgh on Sunday night.

Teenage boy assaulted on street during attempted robbery SNS Group

A teenage boy was assaulted on the street by a man during an attempted robbery in Aberdeenshire.

The 15-year-old was attacked on St Andrews Drive in Fraserburgh at around 9.30pm on Sunday night.

The suspect is described as wearing a black top and grey bottoms.

Enquiries are ongoing and officers are now appealing for anyone with information which may assist them to get in touch.

Detective Constable Tracy Loughhead from Ellon CID said: “Thankfully no-one was injured during this incident and enquiries are ongoing.

“Our officers have carried out a number of enquiries, including reviewing CCTV and going door to door, however we would appeal to anyone who has any knowledge of the incident or any information which may assist to contact us.

“In particular, I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen the suspect to come forward and assist our enquiries.”

Police say additional patrols will be in the area to provide reassurance to members of the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 3988 of 7 March, 2021. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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