Blackberry stolen at knifepoint from boy, 16

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A teenage boy had his blackberry stolen at knifepoint by a man in Heelands on Tuesday.

At 10:36pm, the 16-year-old was sitting with his friends in Swinden Court Park when a man approached and asked him for the time and if anyone had an iPhone. He found out that the victim had a Blackberry and demanded he hand it over before threatening him with a knife.

The man ran off in the direction of Bradwell village. He is described as white, 18 to 20-years-old, 6ft to 6ft 3ins tall and of slim build. He had stubble and was wearing a black hooded top with red draw strings on the hood which had drawn close round his face.

If you witnessed the incident or saw the man in the area nearby at the time, please call the 24-hour non emergency number 101 and ask to speak to Det Con Wendy Cissell.

If you do not want to speak to police you can call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.