UPDATED Leicester robberies – two released under investigation

Updated on 8/9/17 at 4:50 p.m.

Incident number: 17*383181

Two boys, 17 and 14, who were arrested on suspicion of robbery have been released from police custody pending further investigation

The incidents took place on a canal towpath between Abbey Park and St Margaret’s Pastures, Leicester, on Wednesday (6 September) sometime between 9pm and 10.30pm.

Two people were approached in separate incidents and threatened before items were stolen from them. A bank card and cash was stolen during the incidents.

Detective Constable Adrian Davis is investigating the incidents, he said: “From enquiries we’ve conducted so far we believe there may have been other victims approached in similar circumstances who may not have reported their incident to us.

“If you were approached on Wednesday evening or if you witnessed any of these incidents please contact us.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 3033 Davis on 101, quoting crime reference number 17*383181.

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