15/05/2017 Redcar and Cleveland

Man Allegedly Threatened With Knife and Robbed in Guisborough

Police are appealing for information after a 25-year-old man was allegedly robbed on the footpath leading from Meynell Avenue towards The Avenue in Guisborough.

The incident occurred at around 12:45am on Saturday 13th May when two men allegedly approached the victim and one of them was armed with a knife. The males reportedly demanded the victim to hand over his money and phone and then made off towards Meynell Avenue.

A 14-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of robbery in connection with the incident and has been released with no bail conditions whilst enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Lyndsey Forbes on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.