Three arrests after mobile phone stolen at knife point from 13-year-old

By Jamie Brassington | Sandwell | News | Published:

A 13-year-old boy was threatened with a knife and had his mobile phone stolen in Rowley Regis.

The knife recovered by officers

Three teenagers were arrested on Tuesday after a foot chase by police officers, following the incident in Blackheath High Street.

They have since been released while inquiries continue.

Police say the perpetrators threatened to stab the victim.

Officers found ‘a large kitchen knife’ on one of the teenagers, a spokesman said.

A member of public had intervened before police arrived.

Officers were able to retrieve the phone. Anyone with information should call police on 101.

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
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