Police want to hear from anyone who saw what happened when three young females were approached by a man who said he had a knife. 

The incident is reported to have happened on Tuesday 30th October between 5.30pm and 5.45pm in the area of Ferndale Road and Sydney Road area of St Thomas.

The man demanded money from them saying he had a knife  - but no knife was seen. He assaulted one of the victims and the walked off empty handed in the direction of Barton Fields. 

He is described as 16 to 18 years old, around 5’3” of a skinny build and pale skin with freckles, he was wearing a black puffa style jacket with the hood up and dark jogging bottoms and black trainers. 

Police are asking for anyone who may have information or witnessed the incident to contact police on 101.