Police search for man for attempted armed robbery in Puerto de la Cruz

2020/07/08 15:22:39 Written by Canarian Weekly Tenerife

Police are looking for a man who has tried to rob a jewellery store in a central street in Puerto de la Cruz this morning, armed with a knife and a mace.

The man is described as being aged between 20 and 30 years old, wearing sportswear and a blue backpack, entered the establishment brandishing a knife, and started hitting the display cases with it.

Unable to smash them and get hold of any valuables he ran out of the shop and fled through the streets of Puerto de la Cruz.

Police have CCTV footage from the shop to study, but are also appealing to anyone with any relevant information to come forward and help their investigation.