Robbery alert near schools as moped thugs threaten boys for cash and phones



Police have issued an urgent robbery alert after boys were targeted near two city schools.
Vicious moped thugs struck twice around the Leopold Avenue area of Handsworth Wood - which sits between Hamstead Hall Academy and Grestone Academy.
In two separate incidents, both around 3.30pm, 'young males' were threatened for cash and mobile phones.
Officers will now be stepping up patrols around school leaving time amid fears they may strike again.
West Midlands Police has urged anyone who spots mopeds with covered up licence plates to call 999 immediately.
The Handsworth Wood Neighbourhood Team... read more

 
15 March 2019 in Regional West, Views: 19
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