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Wednesday 16 August 2017, 4:28 PM

A man has been arrested following the attempted knifepoint robbery of a 12-year-old boy in Stroud.

A 48-year-old man from Gloucester was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) on suspicion of attempted robbery and has been released under investigation.

On Wednesday 9 August in the alleyway leading from Stratford Park to Jack Russell Close a 12-year-old boy was approached by a man and threatened with a pocket knife.

The boy was unharmed in the incident and nothing was taken but he was very upset.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or email and quote incident 274 of 9/8.