It happened at about 4.30pm on Monday 2 December 2019 and involved three men demanded another man hand over money.
The offenders were unsuccessful and the victim was unharmed during the incident.
Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances of the incident.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Sheree Evans. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190221313