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10 May 2011, 11:39 | Updated: 10 May 2011, 11:42
Police are appealing for information and witnesses after an attempted robbery in Hitchin at the weekend (Saturday May 7th).
The incident took place at 12.15am at Ransoms Rec at the Nightingale Road side.
Three white men approached the victim, an 18 year old man, struck him to the face and asked him to empty his pockets. When he refused he was pushed to the ground and assaulted again. The offenders then made off empty handed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Craig Blake via the non-emergency number on 0845 33 00 222, quoting crime reference G1/11/1243. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, on 0800 555 111.