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Teenagers arrested following robbery in Newbury

Victim assaulted and robbed

John Herring

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John Herring

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TWO teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of robbing a man in Newbury. 

The 19-year-old man was walking in Enborne Road at about 9.30pm on Friday 20 May.

He was approached by three men, who assaulted him before stealing his wallet, phone and tobacco.

Two 16-year-old boys, both from Reading, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and released on police bail until July 3.

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  • NewburyLad

    14/06/2016 - 14:02

    Did the crime take place in an area where the cctv used to be? or in a place where there has never been cctv?

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  • paulGT11

    14/06/2016 - 11:11

    I hope that, if convicted, that the assailants are given a suitably harsh sentence and banned from the town.

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    • Louise

      Louise

      14/06/2016 - 12:12

      Probably unlikely on past performance; suspended sentence perhaps & some community service.

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  • Ihavenonickname

    14/06/2016 - 10:10

    Was the recently reactivated CCTV used to identify these thugs?

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