Teenager threatened by two men with knife in Waterlooville robbery

A MAN has been charged with a robbery which saw a teenager threatened with a knife.

By Millie Salkeld
Friday, 12th February 2021, 12:06 pm
Updated Friday, 12th February 2021, 12:07 pm

Police, who were investigating after a 16-year-old boy was approached by two men in Waterlooville and threatened with a knife and had his phone stolen, have charged a man.

Jordan McCready, 19, has been charged with robbery and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

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The 19-year-old of of Hiltingbury Road, Havant, appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates Court yesterday.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Portsmouth Crown Court on March 15.

The 16-year-old victim was not injured during the incident, which happened on Mill Road around 5.55pm.

A second man, an 18-year-old from Portsmouth, was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or has any information that may help with our investigation is asked to contact us on 101, quoting 44210049954.

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