Thursday, 8 November 2007

Teenage woman in custody after dog walker held up at gunpoint

A TEENAGER has been arrested after what appeared to be an attempted armed robbery on a woman in Williton.
The 18-year-old woman in custody was being questioned on suspicion of attempted armed robbery.
Police also seized an imitation firearm.
Witnesses are being sought to the incident, which happened on Wednesday, November 7 at about 3.45 pm in the Catwell alleyway near the village’s recreation ground.
A 52-year-old woman was walking along the footpath when she was challenged by a white woman who demanded money.
The attacker held what appeared to be gun in her hand.
The victim ran off without handing over any money and she was not injured.
Immediately after the incident, she spoke to another woman nearby who was walking a black dog.
Police would like to speak to the second dog walker as they believe she could have useful information to help their investigation into the incident.
They have asked for the dog walker and anybody else who was in the area at the time and may have seen anything suspicious to contact Bridgwater CID on 0845 4567000.

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