At approximately 6.30pm in the Folly Lane area, between St Patrick’s Avenue and Irish Street, a young man demanded money and valuables from the 26-year old. He made off empty handed in the direction of St Patrick’s Avenue. The 26-year old man was not injured in the incident but was left shaken.
The assailant is described as being aged in his late teens, approximately 5’5″ in height and of slim build. He was wearing a black jacket, a light blue hooded top and grey tracksuit bottoms.
Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact CID in Downpatrick Police Station on 0845 600 8000.
Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.