Knife threat to youth

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a youth was the victim of an attempted knifepoint robbery on Wednesday. The attack happened at around 12.55pm in Oakwood Drive, St Albans. Two robbers threatened the 15-year-old youth from St Albans with a knife

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a youth was the victim of an attempted knifepoint robbery on Wednesday.

The attack happened at around 12.55pm in Oakwood Drive, St Albans.

Two robbers threatened the 15-year-old youth from St Albans with a knife and demanded his mobile phone. But the boy ran off and escaped with his phone.

Pc Simon Smith wants to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time or saw the incident take place.

If you have any information, call Pc Smith on 0845 3300 22 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 5551 11.