Attempted armed robbery at Douglas under investigation

June 23, 2023 6:22 am in by

Images have been released of a person accused of an attempted armed robbery at a Douglas fish and chip shop.

Around 5.20pm on June 15, the male entered Fish Stop on Riverside Boulevard and threatened an employee with a large knife.

The male demanded money, but the 29-year-old employee refused to hand any over.

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Police say the offender fled empty handed and left the staff member unharmed.

The male is described as Caucasian, aged in his mid to late teens, with a slim build and dark hair. He was wearing a dark hoodie and track pants and carrying a dark grey and blue backpack.

Investigators are appealing to anyone who can identify the male pictured to contact police.