Two arrested in connection with knife attack

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after an incident yesterday evening where a (3/4).

The arrests are in connection with a robbery in Leon Recreation Ground in Queensway at about 4.20pm, where a 14-year-old boy was approached by two older teens that threatened him with a knife and stole his phone.

The boy returned home, where he called the police who then attended the scene and carried out a search of the area.

An 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in police custody at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Det Sgt Kelly Gardner via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police Enquiry Line on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at