Alleged assault and robbery on two teenagers in Cottingham

East Riding of Yorkshire

12 Mar 2019

A 12 and 14-year-old boy have allegedly been assaulted and robbed while walking home from school in East Yorkshire.

It happened on Monday 25 January around 3.30pm on Inglemire Lane in Cottingham. 

It was reported that a man approached the pair from behind and demanded money and a mobile phone. The older boy refused and was hit in the face. The younger one was robbed of an amount of money.

The suspect who ran off towards Lytham Close has been described as white, around 5 feet 6, wearing a dark grey hooded top and a white bandana over the bottom half of his face. 

Did you see what happened? Do you have any information about the suspect?

Contact us quoting reference 16/29836/19.