The St. James Police say they are investigating a brazen robbery attempt on the busy Barnett Street on Monday.

Reports are that sometime after midday, a businessman was leaving a bank when he was pounced upon by a robber.

The head of the St. James Police, Senior Superintendent Steve McGregor says no one was hurt.

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SSP McGregor says the police were quick on the scene, but the would be robber managed to escape.

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