Woman threatened with knife at cashpoint

PUBLISHED: 14:52 04 July 2017

The accident happened just before 4.30pm.

The accident happened just before 4.30pm.


A woman was threatened with a knife by a man who demanded money from her, in an incident which occurred on Friday night.

The attempted robbery happened at around 6.30pm in College Street in Burnham-on-Sea.

A police spokesman said: “We are investigating an attempted robbery in Burnham.

“A man threatened a woman with a knife and demanded money outside a cashpoint.

“A member of the public intervened and the offender fled the scene empty-handed.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

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