Men threaten and rob teens in Luton play area

Police are appealing for anyone with CCTV of the assault to get in touch

Police are appealing for anyone with CCTV of the assault to get in touch

Two teenagers were robbed by men in a Luton play area on Saturday.

At around 4.10pm a boy and girl were in the play area in Crawley Green Road when they were approached by the two men on a grey moped.

The men threatened the pair and demanded they hand over their mobile phones before stealing them and driving out of the park.

PC Mirian Khajavelidze said: “This was a brazen robbery that happened in broad daylight and was a scary experience for the victims.

“We are urging anyone who may have seen the incident itself or has seen two men riding on a grey moped in the area to get in contact with us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting C/35880/16. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.