POLICE investigating the attempted robbery of a woman in Barnsley have issued an e-fit and are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

At around 11.45pm on June 24, it is reported that a 20-year-old woman was walking her dog from Shield Avenue, Worsbrough, towards Vernon Road.

It is believed that three men approached the woman and one allegedly threatened her with a knife, demanding she give them her dog.

The dog barked at the men, scaring them away. The woman was not injured during the incident.

Despite extensive enquiries to locate the three men, no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1279 of June 24, 2014.