Ararat Police are presently searching for witnesses to aid with the investigation of an attempted armed robbery.
Constable Jack Main said the incident involved, "an attempt to take an item off another person while they were presenting something that could be used as a weapon and making demands."
The incident occurred at 6:20pm on Friday, January 15 at the Alexandra Gardens. It took place near the exercise equipment on the path between the lake and the railway line.
Constable Main urged anyone in the area at the time to share any information they may have.
"We need extra witnesses to corroborate what has been spoken to us."
People with information regarding the attempted armed robbery are encouraged to contact Ararat Police Station on 5355 1500 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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