Armed attackers rob teenager in Higham Ferrers

Three people have been arrested

Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:02 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:04 am

A teenager was threatened with a knife by two robbers in Higham Ferrers.

Police have made three arrests after the incident in Roman Way between 10.25pm and 10.40pm on January 30.

Today (February 10) police revealed the 17-year-old victim was approached by two males who threatened him with a knife and demanded he handed over his property.

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Police have made three arrests

He gave them his wallet before running away.

A police spokesman said: "The first offender is described as white, aged 17 to 18, about 5ft 7in to 5ft 8in tall, of a slim build with short blonde hair and acne.

"He was wearing a grey baseball cap, a grey hooded top, grey jogging bottoms and was carrying a small silver object believed to be a knife.

"The second offender was also white, aged 19 to 20, 6ft 2in tall, of a medium build with black/dark brown short hair and had a slit on one eyebrow.

"He was wearing a silver chain, black long sleeved top and black jogging bottoms."

A 20-year-old man from Higham Ferrers, a 19-year-old man and 16-year-old boy, both from Rushden, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and released on police bail.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 20000058043.