Teenagers on e-scooters rob man at knife-point in Fratton, Portsmouth

A PAIR of teenagers on e-scooters have followed a man through Fratton before robbing him at knife point.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 1:40 pm

The victim was tailed from St Mary’s Road to Fifth Street via Beecham Road at 9.35pm on Friday.

The two teens approached him on Fifth Street, threatened him with a knife, and took the cash he was carrying.

They then continued down Fifth Street towards St Mary’s Street.

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Police are appealing for information after a man was robbed at knife-point in Fratton. Picture: Habibur Rahman

The victim was not injured.

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Now police would like to speak to two boys, seen in the area at the time, in connection with the incident, according to a spokeswoman from Hampshire Constabulary.

The first boy was about 17 years old, 5ft 10in, black and of an athletic build, wearing a wearing a black tracksuit, possibly Nike or North Face, and a dark grey face mask. He was also possibly carrying a man bag.

The second boy was between 16 and 17 years old, about 5ft 7in, white and skinny, with light coloured hair, wearing a grey Nike tracksuit, black shoes, a black face mask and carrying a Nike man bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 101, quoting the crime reference number 44210114297.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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