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Appeal for witnesses - robbery - Huddersfield

Monday, 1 December, 2014

Police in Huddersfield are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was robbed in the early hours of Monday 1 December.
At 00.30am a 16 year old male was walking with a friend in the area of Copthorne Gardens when he was approached by two males who asked him for the time.
The teenager took his mobile phone out and told them the time and as he did so one of the males tried to take the phone out of his hand but the victim managed to keep hold of it and left the scene.
As the victim and his friend were walking home they were then approached by the same two males. There was a brief conversation between them and then one of the two males grabbed hold of the victim and threatened him.
The second male then threatened the victim who then handed over his black coloured iPhone 4 before the two males made off on foot. This incident happened at around 1.55am at the junction of Copthorne Gardens and Keldregate
Officers want to speak to two males in connection with the incident.
The first is described as white, aged between 17 and 18, 5'8" tall and of medium build. He had short shaved hair and was wearing a blue coloured waist length jacket, possibly 'puffa' style, made with a shiny material and with a hood and quite a few pockets. He also had on dark coloured tracksuit bottoms and dark coloured footwear and spoke in 'street slang'
The second male is described as white, of mixed race, 5'10" tall and of medium build. He was wearing a black waist length jacket with adidas tracksuit bottoms with a yellow coloured adidas logo. He was of a similar age to the first man.
DC Andy Clayton of Huddersfield CID, said:
"This was a nasty robbery against a teenager who was simply walking home.
"I would appeal directly to anyone who saw this, recognises the description of the two individuals or has any information about the incident to contact me directly on 101."

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