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Larkfield: Teenagers held at knifepoint during New Hythe Lane robbery

Police have launched an investigation after a group of teenagers were held at knife point during a robbery at a skate park.

Officers received a report that at around 10.15pm yesterday, a group of teenagers were sitting in a shelter at the skate park in New Hythe Lane, Larkfield when two men approached them.

One of the men pulled out a knife and threatened the teenagers demanding their money. The other smashed a bottle he was holding.

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The teenagers ran from the scene without being harmed. It is reported a mobile phone left by one of the teenagers was stolen but later recovered.

One of the suspects is described as white, aged between 18 and 20 years, 5ft 10ins and of proportionate build. He was wearing a dark matching tracksuit with the hood up. The other is described as wearing a light tracksuit with the hood up.

Anyone who saw incident, or who may have information that can help, is asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting reference YY/024961/17.

Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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