West Mercia Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was threatened in the grounds of St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow. Perhaps you were the person who stopped to help?

The incident occurred at around 4.30pm on Friday 9 January, when a man in his 60s was threatened by a man who said:

Breathe another word and I’ll kill you.

The suspect is described as white, aged around 20-28, around 5” 9’ of slim build with a star tattoo on the left side of his neck. At the time of the incident he was wearing a grey hooded top, with a red coloured J on the right side.

Police are keen to trace anyone who may have witnessed the incident, particularly a man who stopped to help.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101. Please quote incident number 563 of 9 January.

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