Police condemn ‘nasty’ ‘unprovoked attack’ on teenager


Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolboy was robbed in Luton on Thursday, October 1.

The boy was walking along a footpath in the woods behind Lea Manor School at approximately 4.10pm when he was approached by three men on a yellow moped who demanded he handed over everything he had.

The three men are described as being in their late teens, white, and around six-foot tall.

One of the men was slim with short hair and wearing a yellow polo shirt with light blue jeans.

The second is described as average build with short light brown hair and wearing a grey polo shirt and dark blue jeans.

The third described as slim with short dark brown hair and wearing a dark blue polo shirt and light blue jeans.

Detective constable Colin Knight, investigating, is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or may have seen three men matching the description in the area to contact him as soon as possible on 101, text 07786 200 011, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

He said: “This was a nasty, unprovoked attack on an innocent teenager and it’s important we identify those responsible to prevent them from carrying out such crimes.”