Investigation launched after 16-year-old boy threatened and robbed in street

Investigation launched after 16-year-old boy threatened and robbed in street
Investigation launched after 16-year-old boy threatened and robbed in street

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses and information after a 16-year-old boy was threatened and robbed in the street.

The boy was walking in Silchester Road, St Leonards, at around 7.15pm on September 24 when he was approached by two teenagers.

One was a skinny white boy, aged around 14, and 5ft with short blond hair. He was wearing a black puffa-style body warmer with white writing stating “Hoodrich”, and black skinny jeans or tracksuit bottoms.

He was riding a mountain bike, and threatened the victim by demanding him to hand over items.

The second was a black boy, aged around 14, 5ft 6in, with short afro-style hair. He was also riding a bike.

Anyone with information or footage, or anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time, is asked to come forward.

Information can be reported to Sussex Police online or on 101, quoting serial 1081 of 24/09.

Alternatively contact CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.