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Appeal for witnesses to assault and attempted robbery in Forest Row

12 Oct, 2017 14:05 News Witness Appeals

Police are appealing for witnesses after two teenage boys were assaulted as they walked along Forest Way in Forest Row.

The victims aged 16 and 17 were approached by three suspects just after midnight on Saturday 23 September who demanded they hand over their phones and wallets. They also took off their belts and struck the victims with them.

They ran away but were followed for a short while by their attackers who eventually gave up and made off empty handed. The victims were not hurt.

The suspects who were all believed to be teenage boys were wearing dark hooded tops.

Anyone who witnessed the assault and attempted robbery or has any information is asked to contact police online or ring 101 quoting serial 0016 of 23/09.

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