Teen arrested after attempted robbery in Preston

A 15-year-old, who was allegedly armed with a knife, followed a woman on Fishergate Hill
A 15-year-old, who was allegedly armed with a knife, followed a woman on Fishergate Hill

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery in Preston, say police.

A 15-year-old, who was allegedly armed with a knife, followed a woman on Fishergate Hill at around 4.45pm on April 10.

Police say attempts were made to steal the woman's phone before a knife was shown to the victim.

The teenager, who is from Bamber Bridge, has been released on bail pending investigation.