Teenagers arrested in connection with robbery at Lakeside shopping centre

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a robbery in Thurrock.

It was reported a 14 year-old boy was assaulted and had a bag stolen at Puttshack at the Lakeside shopping centre at around 7.05pm yesterday (Friday January 5).

Three teenage boys – a 15 year-old and a 16 year-old from London and a 17 year-old from East Tilbury – were arrested a short time later on suspicion of robbery.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can submit a report at www.essex.police.uk/digital101 or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Please quote the crime reference number 42/2640/24.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.