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Hunt for gang of youths who robbed and assaulted teenagers in Cambridge


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Police and paramedics are at the scene of the incident
Police and paramedics are at the scene of the incident

One victim was punched in the back of the head and the other had phone stolen

A gang of 12-15 youths robbed and assaulted two teenagers in Cambridge on Sunday (September 9).

The pair, who were with a group of friends, were surrounded by the gang on Parker’s Piece.

As they tried to leave, one of them was punched twice to the back of the head, leaving the 19-year-old man with minor injuries.

A bag containing £10 and a mobile phone were stolen from the other victim, aged 17.

Det Con Kayleigh Fillary said: “This incident has left the two victims understandably shaken.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen anything suspicious.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 35/28871/18, or visit cambs.police.uk/report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.

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