Police seek gang of robbers following Leamington park attack - The Leamington Observer

Police seek gang of robbers following Leamington park attack

Leamington Editorial 9th Sep, 2017   0

POLICE are appealing for information following a robbery and an assault  in a Leamington park.

Two boys were cornered by a gang of youths in Fords Field Park off Bury Road around 6pm on Tuesday August 29.

Their red Apollo bike and grey Carrera mountain bike stolen.

One of the victims, a 14-year-old boy, was grabbed around the neck by a youth described as black, wearing dark clothing and with distinctive short black hair that was shaved underneath to ear level, with dreadlocks in the top of his hair and a short ponytail.




Shortly after the incident, the father of one of the victims returned to the area to try and recover the bikes and was also assaulted by a number of youths.

The boy and his father suffered minor injuries.


It is thought that there were a number of potential witnesses in the area at the time and officers urge anyone with information to call police on 101, quoting incident number 339 of 29 August.

Alternatively anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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