Appeal for witnesses to robbery in Stratford Park
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Officers are appealing for witnesses to a robbery which took place in Stroud last night (Thursday).
Police were called to the skate park in Stratford Park at 9pm after it was reported that three teenagers had been assaulted and robbed by a group of teenagers wearing balaclavas.
The victims reported that they were sat in the skate park when they were approached by three teenagers who threatened and punched them before stealing a backpack and its contents.
The victims sustained minor injuries and the offenders left the area on foot.
The offenders were described as being aged 16 or 17, two of them were described as being black and were wearing a knee length black puffer jacket and white/blue North Face puffer jacket.
Officers conducted searches in the area along with colleagues from the National Police Air Service but were unable to locate the offenders.
Anyone who was in the area and witnessed this taking place or has information is asked to contact police quoting incident 500 of 25 February.
This can be done by calling 101 or completing the following online form: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report