Boy, 17, threatened with knife in Corby robbery

A teenage boy was threatened with a knife by a robber in Corby.

Monday, 13th August 2018, 5:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 3:22 am

The incident happened on Saturday, August 11, between 2.35pm and 2.55pm.

A 17-year-old boy was walking along Westcott Way towards the roundabout of Westcott Way and Cottingham Road.

He was approached from behind by a man who threatened him with a knife and demanded his money.

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The suspect then made off on foot via the footpath towards Bridgford Place.

The offender is described as a man aged 30-40, about 5ft 9in, of average build, with fair skin and a lot of wrinkles.

He was wearing a light coloured baseball cap, beige zip-up jacket and blue jeans.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.