Appeal for information after 12-year-old boys robbed of phones in Old Town, Swindon
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We are appealing for information following a robbery in Old Town, Swindon.
Between approximately 6.30pm and 7.30pm on July 11, a group of five 12-year-old boys were walking in the Roman Crescent area when they were approached by four people – two of them approached the group and demanded they hand over their phones, before threatening them with violence.
Two of the children handed over their mobile phones before running from the scene. Fortunately, they were not injured but were understandably shaken up.
The suspects are believed to have cycled off through Roman Crescent on to Galen View. They were wearing all black clothing and black balaclavas.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone who may have CCTV, doorbell footage or any information which may assist, should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54230072778.
Alternatively, call CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.