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Appeal after robbery attempt on teen near Sevenoaks' library

By David Gazet

A 15-year-old boy was threatened at knifepoint in an alleyway.

Police are investigating the attempted robbery in Sevenoaks.

The victim was walking through the alleyway linking High Street with the library in Buckhurst Lane when he was approached by two other boys.

Police were called to the incident

Police were called to the incident

They demanded money from him but nothing was stolen. 

One is believed to be mixed race, 15 to 16 years old, about 5ft 7in tall with black curly hair and wearing a blue hooded top. It is reported he threatened the victim with a small knife.

The other is described as white, taller than the first boy with short, light coloured hair and wearing a dark jacket.

The incident happened just before 3pm on Wednesday, April 5, but details have only just been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 01622 604100, email west.division.media.appeals@Kent.pnn.police.uk quoting reference YY/3983/17 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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