Saturday 22 February, 2020

Bandits rob teen of school bag, shoes

Western Division police are investigating a report where a 15-year-old was robbed on Friday evening while going home.

The teenager cannot be identified due to his age, was leaving basketball practice at about 6.45 pm on Friday, when upon reaching the vicinity of the Cocorite Walk over, he was accosted by three men.

The men, police were told, all appeared to be between the ages of 18 and 22.

They assaulted the teenager and proceeded to rob him of his shoes and his school bag.

The men then escaped.

The police were notified and PC Joseph has been appointed to oversee inquiries. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the police or to give the information anonymously through 555 or 800-TIPS.

More on this as it becomes available. 

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