Seaton schoolboy attacked

Police hunt man who tried to rob teenager of his mobile phone as he walked along Valley View

Police are hunting a would-be robber who attacked a 14-year-old boy in Seaton.

The schoolboy was walking along Valley View on Thursday (January 3) when he was approached from behind by a man who grabbed him by the jumper and tried to snatch his iPhone.

The phone fell to the ground and the offender made off empty-handed towards the fire station.

The boy was left very shaken by the incident which happened around 5.35pm and the phone was damaged.

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Police are appealing for witnesses and are asking for anyone who saw the incident to contact them on 101, quoting reference KN/13/6.

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