Teen attacked and robbed

21 February 2011, 11:59 | Updated: 7 March 2011, 14:44

POLICE are appealing for witnesses or information following a robbery which occurred on Friday 18 February between 10.00pm and 10.30pm on Harborough Road, Desborough.

A 16 year old was approached by two men who grabbed her handbag, pushed her over and attacked her whilst she was on the ground. The victim was hurt but did not require treatment.

We are seeking two men in connection with the robbery, the first is described as a white man aged 15-17 years, about 5’4” tall, slim build with dark brown eyes and long eyelashes. He was wearing a black woollen hat, navy scarf, black waterproof jacket and dark jogging bottoms.

The second man was white, and  also aged 15-17 years, around 5’1”, stocky build with broad shoulders. He was wearing a dark top, dark baseball cap, a Manchester United woollen scarf, light jogging bottoms and white K-SWISS trainers. Both men had strong Irish accents.