Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery in Denbigh.

The incident is believed to have happened at about 10pm on Saturday, when a teenage boy was walking in an alleyway off Henllan Street.

The teenager was approached by a man who demanded he hand over his phone and threatened him with a knife.

The victim ran to safety unhurt and nothing was stolen.

The suspect is described as being in his early 20’s and was wearing a grey tracksuit, grey hoody and a balaclava.

Anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area or has any information please call police on 101 quoting reference RC171726553. Alternatively contact the webchat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.