15/11/2016 Middlesbrough

20-Year-Old Male Robbed on Borough Road in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after a 20-year-old man was reportedly robbed near to the “Best One” store on Borough Road in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Thursday 10th November at around 11:40pm. The victim was stood with a friend when they were approached by a group of seven males who then threatened the victim and demanded money from him. The victim handed over some money and walked away with his friend. Neither were injured.

Two males have been arrested in connection with the incident. An 18-year-old male and a 21-year-old male have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone who may have information regarding the identity of the males responsible, is asked to contact Detective Constable Brian Lightowler on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.