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Teenager has phone and wallet stolen in Burnley robbery
6:23pm Thursday 17th October 2013 in News
A TEENAGE boy had his wallet and phone stolen as he walked home through Burnley.
The robbery took place around 4.40pm on Monday, October 14, when the 16-year-old boy was walking home alone from Burnley College via the footpath that leads from Ashfield Road to Willow Street.
As he has walked over the bridge onto the path next to the football pitches he was approached from behind by two men that who grabbed him around the neck before stealing his black iPhone 3GS and grey Superdry wallet.
Both men are described as being Asian, slim build and aged in their late teens or early twenties wearing all black clothing. One of the men was riding a black mountain bike with white stickers on.
PC Haydn Sibley said: “Fortunately the boy was not hurt but he was left shaken.
“I would be keen to speak with anyone who may have seen the offence take place or have any information that would help with our investigation to contact me on 101 or 01282 472255.”
People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org.
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