[20 NOV 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Threatened With Stabbing
teenager was grabbed around the neck and told he would be stabbed
if he did not hand his expensive mobile phone over.
16-year-old was in Cox Street in Hillfields at 2.05am on Saturday
when he was approached by the offender, who started talking to
man then grabbed him around the neck and pushed something sharp in
told the frightened boy that he would stab him unless he handed
over his Eriksson phone, worth £300.
teenager gave him the phone and the attacker ran off. The offender
is aged between 17 and 19, 6ft, skinny and has short fair hair
brushed forward. He was wearing a garish blue shirt.
should call police on 024 7653 9010.