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Hunt for knife teens who robbed couple

By Plymouth Herald  |  Posted: December 03, 2012

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Police are hunting a group of teens who held up a couple at knifepoint.

The man and woman, in their early 20s, were on North Road West near Sydney Road at around 12.30am last Thursday when they became aware of a group of teens made up of three young men and a girl, walking behind them.

The group passed them quickly, then one of the group suddenly turned around and asked for the time.

When the couple said no, he then pulled out a single-bladed knife and demanded any money they had.

After he snatched the money from their hands the main suspect and the rest of the group continued along North Road West.

All the group were in their late teens and white. The main suspect was around 5ft 7ins, of medium build, wore a dark jacket coat and spoke with a local accent. The girl in the group was white, around 5ft 4ins, slim to skinny with shoulder- length black hair.

Anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference number EC/12/11548.

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