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Attempted robbery in Exmouth

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Witnesses sought

Police are continuing enquiries into an alleged attempted robbery which happened on Withycombe Road in Exmouth at around 10pm on Friday 6 September.

The victims, two 17-year-old boys, reported that a group of people threatened them and demanded money.

DC Ailsa Mason said: “The offenders left empty handed but the victims were left understandably upset and shaken by the matter.

“The victims spoke to a group of four men and women around the time of the incident who would have witnesses the offence. They are described to be around 18-years-old and one of the men was wearing a floral pattered shirt. They could have vital information we are seeking.

“Two 17-year-old boys, a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy, all local to the area, were arrested and are currently on police bail until 4th October.”

If anyone has any information on this matter, please contact police via or by calling 101 quoting crime CR/81074/19.

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