Teenage boy assaulted in Beaver Lane, Ashford, during robbery attempt
A teenage boy was followed and
assaulted during an attempted robbery of a mobile phone.
The 16-year-old boy was walking along Beaver Lane, Ashford,
near St Simon Stock Catholic School, at 4.25pm yesterday when he
noticed he was being followed by two youths.
He was assaulted and held in a headlock while they
attempted to steal his mobile phone. However, the shocked teenager
managed to push them off and keep hold of his phone.
Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward who
might have seen the attack.
One of the youths is described as white, 16-17 years old, 5ft
6in, skinny, with short dark hair and facial stubble. His hair
was spiked up in a distinctive mohican style. He was wearing a
black Superdry Jacket with a blue logo on left shoulder and blue
The other youth is also described as white, aged 16-17 and
fat with short dark brown hair with a round face and
freckles. He was wearing a grey hooded top and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to phone DC Maxine
Harris on 101 - quoting crime reference ZY/5631/13 - or Kent
Crimestoppers, anomyously, on 0800 555 111.
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