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Disabled man in wheelchair mugged at Greyfriars bus station

Greyfriars Bus Station.

Greyfriars Bus Station.

A disabled man in a wheelchair was mocked and then robbed by two men brandishing a knife.

The armed robbery happened in an underpass at Northampton bus station, between 7.20pm and 7.40pm on Tuesday, November 12.

Northamptonshire Police have only released details of the incident today.

Officers say the victim, who was a man in his 20s, was travelling through the underpass in his wheelchair away from the bus station, when he heard two boys mocking his disability.

One of them then pulled out a knife from his waistband, while the other boy stole the victim’s mobile phone.

Both boys are described as white, aged between 14 to 16, and were wearing hoodies. One was pushing a bicycle.

 

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