Appeal for witnesses following robbery – Bedworth
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Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a robbery in Bedworth last night (Tuesday 27 April).
At around 8.30pm, officers were called to a report that a 14-year-old boy had been assaulted on Croft Pool.
It’s reported the suspects threatened the victim with a bladed object, before hitting him with a metal bar causing facial injuries and stealing his bag. The victim required hospital treatment, and has now been discharged.
The suspects then ran off.
It’s reported racist language was used during the incident. The victims and the suspect are believed to be known to each other.
A 15-year-old boy from Bedworth. 16-year-old boy from Bedworth, 17-year-old boy from Bedworth and a 17-year-old from Leicester have been arrested on suspicion of robbery. They are currently in police custody.
Investigating officer, Det Sgt Paul Sartoris, said: ”We’re appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard the incident last night to please come forward.
“Four people are currently in custody and enquiries remain ongoing.
“If anyone has any information, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 308 of 26 April 2022.”
Information can also be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.