Police appeal after robberies in Victoria Park, Leicester
Police are appealing for witneses after a gang robbed two people in Victoria Park, Leicester.
The robberies took place last night between 8.30pm and 10.15pm.
Both victims were approached by a group of four or five young men near to the war memorial.
The group searched the victims and took property including an Apple iPod Touch, a rucksack and some paper documents.
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The rucksack, containing the documents and other items, was located by officers in Evington Footway.
No-one was injured during the incidents.
Detective Constable Sam Church said: “Thankfully the victims weren’t injured, but they were still shaken by the incident and did the right thing by immediately calling police.
“We are looking into the possibility that these robberies are linked and are urging anyone with information to come forward so we can locate those responsible.”
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Det Con Sam Church on 101.