Kent Police appealing for information after teenagers stabbed at knifepoint in Gravesend park

PUBLISHED: 16:11 12 August 2013 | UPDATED: 16:11 12 August 2013

A group of teenagers was punched, slapped and cut before being mugged at knifepoinht in a Gravesend park.

The group of six was skateboarding and listening to music in the park off Ordnance Road on the night of July 31. Around 11pm, two men, who appeared intoxicated, approached them and asked for cigarettes.

When the teenagers said they didn’t have any, the men left, but returned approximately an hour later to steal their phones and wallets.

The men threatened them with a knife, and punched, slapped and cut three of the teenagers.

The first man is described as white, aged approximately between 19 to 21, of slim build, about 5ft 8ins in height and wearing a black coat with the collar and hood up, over a T-shirt, black trousers and black shoes.

The second suspect was also white and aged approximately between 19 to 21, of slim build but slightly taller; about 5ft 10ins in height, and wearing a black coat and black trousers.

Anybody with information is asked to call 01474 336423, quoting crime reference XY/23950/13. Alternatively, call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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