Mobile phones stolen from youngsters

PUBLISHED: 14:00 30 November 2006 | UPDATED: 13:39 04 May 2010

POLICE in Ely are appealing for witnesses to two robberies in which youngsters had mobile phones stolen. Det Con John Yore says it is not clear whether the two incidents are linked, but he would like anyone with information to contact him. The first robbe

POLICE in Ely are appealing for witnesses to two robberies in which youngsters had mobile phones stolen. Det Con John Yore says it is not clear whether the two incidents are linked, but he would like anyone with information to contact him.

The first robbery happened on October 30 in an alleyway in Tower Court at the Witchford Road end of Ely. A 17-year-old man was walking along the alleyway at 10.50pm when a gang of youths stole his mobile phone and some papers. One of them was wearing a black hooded top, and another a white hooded top.

The second incident took place in Witchford on November 16, again in an alleyway, at the rear of Manor Close near the Common Road play area. An 11-year-old boy was jumped at 4.40pm by a 6ft tall man wearing a black hooded top. The boy was thrown into some bushes and had his mobile phone stolen. INFO: Contact Det Con John Yore on 01353 656626.

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