Robbers strike in Kenilworth's Abbey Fields

By IH 01/05 Updated: 01/05 13:55

A TEENAGER was robbed of cash and his mobile phone in Kenilworth.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the attack near the swimming pool in Abbey Fields on Friday afternoon (27 April).

At around 5.15pm a 16-year old boy was approached from behind and dragged to the floor by two unknown black men.

The victim was hit in the face and his Blackberry phone and some money stolen before his attackers ran off.

Both attackers are described as aged around 18, and one was wearing a grey hoodie.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious or has information should call PC Damien Murray on 01926 684039 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 where the information can be given anonymously.

And police are aslo hunting a thief after a failed robbery in Leamington.

A man with a rucksack on his back was walking through the alleyway through Jephson Gardens, from Mill Bridge towards Newbold Terrace at 3.45pm on Monday (April 30).

As he was walking, a tall bald black man, wearing a blue and white striped top and blue jeans grabbed the bag he was carrying and demanded the man to give it him.

The man turned around and the thief punched him once to the face. He managed to push the thief away releasing his grip and the thief ran off in the direction of Newbold Terrace. Nothing was stolen.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Call PC Lance Pearce on 01926 415000 ext 4266 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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