In Greenmoor Road at around 8pm on Tuesday, May 3, the suspect spoke to a teenage boy, before hitting him over the head with a bike tyre and attempting to steal his bike.
The suspect made off empty-handed. He was white, aged 15-16 and wearing a blue Nike tracksuit and white trainers. He was was last seen heading in the direction of Henry Street. The victim was not badly hurt.
Inspector Matt Craddock said: “We have a detailed description of the suspect and we believe that someone will recognise him from this description. There will also have been quite a few people in the area at the time who may be able to help with our enquiries.
“If you have any information, or CCTV or dashcam footage that could assist the investigation please contact us on 101 quoting incident 355 of 3 March 2022. Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”