Man robbed at knifepoint in underpass robbery

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A MAN was robbed at knifepoint on Friday in a robbery in an underpass close to Campbell Park.

At around 7.30am on Friday a 19-year-old man was walking from an underpass leading from Campbell Park into Springfield when he noticed three men on a bench.

One of them approached the victim and asked the time, then pushed the victim to the ground and searched his pockets.

The victim was then threatened by a second man who had a knife and who demanded his mobile phone which the victim handed over.

The victim did not suffer any injuries and the mobile was a black Blackberry curve.

The first offender is Afro/Carribean, around 18 years of age, 6ft and slim. He was wearing a green NY baseball cap, blue Adidas hooded top with a small logo on the front, dark tracksuit bottoms and white trainers.

The second offender, who had a small kitchen knife, is white, around 19 years of age, approximately 5ft 8ins tall, slim with short light brown hair and a moustache. He was wearing a white Nike “Just Do It” T-shirt, beige cargo shorts and white Air Max trainers with white and black laces.

The third offender is aged around 14 years of age, around 5ft, slim, with short, black, spiky hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt and light grey trousers. He was also carrying a three litre bottle of White Lightning cider.

Any witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.