Boy robbed in Basildon

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Basildon.

A 14 year-old boy was approached by a man in Laindon Link, at the junction with Great Knightleys, at around 11pm on April 26.

The man, described as around 20 years-old, 6ft tall, slim with slightly curly hair and wearing a yellow high viz vest, demanded the boy hand over his belongings and then threatened him.

Anyone who saw anything or has any dash cam, CCTV, or door bell footage is being asked to come forward.

Information you can submitted online at or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Please quote the crime reference number 42/79014/21.

You can also call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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