Detectives at Musgrave police station are investigating an attempted robbery in Belfast City Centre yesterday, Monday 24th November.
Detective Chief Inspector Gary Reid said: â€œAt around 3.50pm it was reported a male had approached a cash-in-transit company employee close to a bank in the High Street area demanding the cash box he was carrying.
The cash-in-transit employee refused and the male was forced to flee empty-handed.
The would-be robber is described as approximately 45 years old, 5â€™ 9â€ tall and of stocky build. He is believed to have been wearing a light blue jacket with the hood pulled up tight around the face and was also wearing glasses.
Itâ€™s believed he may have been accompanied by a second male who remained a distance away throughout the attempted robbery.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist police in identifying the male involved is asked to contact Musgrave CID on 101.â€
If someone would prefer to provide information without giving their name they should contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.