Boy, 14, robbed by gang in street

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been targeted by a gang of yobs in a terrifying street robbery.

Police are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was robbed of his mobile phone.

The youngster was walking through Clavering Park, off Easington Road, in Hartlepool, when he was attacked by the gang.

Officers say the yobs made off with the victim’s Samsung mobile phone.

The news comes as police, council and fire chiefs, under the Safer Hartlepool Partnership banner, launched a campaign to tackle drink-related anti-social behaviour and other neighbourhood nuisances on the Clavering Estate this week.

The incident is said to have taken place around 9.30pm on Friday, November 18.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call PC Jon Embleton, of Hartlepool Police, on (01642) 302110 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.