Thug wearing Armani hoodie attempts to rob teenager at knife-point in Bathgate

A teenager was left shaken after a thug wearing an Armani hooded top attempted to rob him at knife-point in Bathgate.

Friday, 28th June 2019, 9:51 am
The 18-year-oldwas walking in Mid Street at around 3pm on Thursday, June 27. PIC GOOGLE

The 18-year-old was walking in Mid Street at around 3pm on Thursday, June 27 when he was approached by a man with a knife wearing an Armani EA7 hooded top who demanded his belongings.

The victim refused and ran off towards Hopetoun Street, where he sought assistance.

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The 18-year-oldwas walking in Mid Street at around 3pm on Thursday, June 27. PIC GOOGLE

He is described as white, in his late teens, around 5ft 8ins tall with a slim build, dark blond hair and wearing a light grey Armani EA7 hooded top and dark grey jogging bottoms.

Detective Constable Jo McCall from West Lothian CID said: “Thankfully the young man was uninjured in this incident, but he has been left understandably very shaken.

“I am eager to speak to anyone who was in the area around the time of this incident, and who may have seen any suspicious activity.

"I am particularly keen to trace a motorist on Mid Street who the victim may have approached.

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2458 of 27th June 2019, or report this anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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