Pair leave teen hurt in phone theft
A teenage boy was taken to hospital with cuts and bruises after two thugs robbed him in an alleyway.
The 16-year-old suffered cuts and bruises to his face when he was attacked for his phone in Humberstone Road, Leicester.
Two thugs hit the boy several times as he walked along the alleyway, which links Humberstone Road and Longcliffe Road, before they took his white iPhone 5.
The victim was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment following the robbery, which happened shortly before 7pm on Wednesday, January 30.
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Detective Constable George Fraser said: "We believe there were a number of people in the area at the time of the incident and it is those people we want to talk to."
The victim has been able to provide only a limited description of his attackers, who ran away towards Humberstone Road.
They are both about 5ft 6ins, of medium build and were wearing dark clothes and had hoods covering their faces.
People are urged to contact DCFraser on 101 or Crimestoppers, which is anonymous, on 0800 555 111, if they have any information.