POLICE have appealed for information regarding an attempted robbery which involved a man being “violently attacked” in Bangor last week.

The incident occurred on The Crescent, Upper Bangor, in the early hours of Tuesday, December 28.

The suspect is described as “wearing grey baggy jogging bottoms”.

A statement from NWP (North Wales Police) Gwynedd North read: “We are appealing for information following an attempted robbery on The Crescent, Upper Bangor, that occurred at approximately 5.45am on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.

“Just after 6am on December 28, 2021, we received a report that a male had been violently attacked by a person on The Crescent, Upper Bangor, who had attempted to steal items from him.

“Following the incident, the suspect ran off in the direction of College Road.

“At present, the suspect is only described as wearing grey baggy jogging bottoms.”

Detective Sergeant Andy Davies, Western CID, said: “The victim involved in this incident sustained a head injury that required urgent medical attention.

“It goes without saying that I have no doubts that this incident will have been very traumatic and shocking for them, and we are doing all we can to find the person responsible for this act and bring them to justice.

“The location in which the attack took place is a relatively busy area, frequented by local residents and the university student community.

“We are asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, or witnessed a person matching the description of the suspect on The Crescent or College Road areas of Bangor at the relevant time, to contact NWP.

“Any information you hold could be vital to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact NWP via its live webchat facility (www.northwales.police.uk/police-forces/north-wales-police/areas/live-chat), or by calling 101, quoting incident reference 21000894798.

Alternatively, contact CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form at: www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously.