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Police in Cardiff are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery which happened at Newport Road in Llanrumney.

The incident happened at around 1.50am on Sunday 29th December when the 56-year-old male victim was approached by two suspects who threatened him and demanded money.

Suspect one is described as being male, white, 6ft tall, of stocky build, with a local accent, aged around 20 and wore a black jacket with a hood, black clothing and a black balaclava.

Suspect two was of similar appearance to suspect one, described as being male, white, 6ft tall, of stocky build, aged around 20 and spoke with a local accent. He was also dressed in black and wore a balaclava.

Both suspects ran off empty-handed down Newport Road towards the Llanrumney estate.

Police are appealing to anyone who saw the suspects near the scene of the incident which happened at the junction of Newport Road and Old Hill Lane, opposite Instow Place, to come forward.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 62130406578.

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