[09 OCT 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Youth Attacked In
A 17 year old lad was threatened
with a knife and robbed as he walked in the Holbrooks area of
The incident happened around 5.20pm
yesterday in Halford Close.
The victim was approached by three
men who got out of a blue vehicle. They came up to him from behind
and punched him to the side of the head causing a small lump.
The attackers then threatened him
with a 6in bladed knife and stole his mobile phone, a walkman and
£12.50 cash. They then escaped in the vehicle.
The attackers were three Asian
males, one aged 20, 6ft 4in with a centre parting and goatee
beard, wearing a white jacket, dark jeans and black boots. The
second was aged about 18, just over 5ft tall with a thin moustache
and wearing a dark green baseball cap and dark tracksuit. The
third was aged about 20, with hair brushed forward, a white coat
with three blue stripes in the middle.
Anyone with information should
contact police at Stoney Stanton Road on 0845 113 5000.