Cyclist robbed of mobile phone in Jarrow



POLICE are appealing for information after a robbery in Jarrow at the weekend.

At about 9pm on Saturday, the 18-year-old victim was cycling in Spencer Street when he was approached by two youths who pulled him from his bike and punched and kicked him.

They stole his mobile phone before fleeing the scene.

The victim wasn’t seriously injured, but was left shaken by the incident.

Two 17-year-olds have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and bailed pending further inquiries.

Anyone who was in the area and saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101, ext 69191.


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