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Thurrock: Have You Seen These Men?
Essex Police have released an EFit and some CCTV stills after two teenagers were robbed at Lakeside shopping centre in Thurrock.
It happened by the zebra crossing near the open-air carpark by the cinema on Saturday 15 June.
Two 15-year-old boys were approached by two men who threatened them into handing over cash and an iPhone4.
The first suspect is white, aged 17 to 18, 6ft 1ins tall, and skinny. He had a big nose and a local accent.
The other suspect is white, aged 17 to 19 years, 6ft tall and slim. He had a small head and a spot on one of his cheeks. He was wearing a dark woollen hat with a bobble on.
Anyone who recognises the men in the images, or who has information, is urged to contact Dc Jenna McQueen on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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