Teenage boys threatened and robbed at Runcorn bus stop

Police appeal after teenagers robbed in Runcorn

Police appeal after teenagers robbed in Runcorn

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TWO terrified teenagers were robbed at a Runcorn bus stop by a gang of young men.

The boys, aged 13 and 14, were threatened and had their Apple i-phone 4 mobile phones snatched from their hands.

They were sitting at a bus stop on the Busway beside flats in Tanhouse when the incident happened.

The youths ran off down a footpath towards The Brow.

Detectives today appealed for witnesses.

The two main offenders were described as a 15-16-year-old boy, 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build. He was wearing a black outdoor style coat with a hood up covering his face.

The second suspect was 13-14-years-old, 5ft 4ins tall, white skinned, skinny build and wearing a blue Adidas hooded top with the hood up over his face.

DC Marc Roberts said: “One of the males spoke with a southern accent and the other with a local accent. I would urge anyone with any knowledge whatsoever to contact Cheshire Police.”

The robbery happened at around 8pm on Thursday, January 9.

Anyone with information can call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 800 of 09/01/14 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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