Knife-wielding thieves rob teenager of bag of items including asthma pump near Swanley station

PUBLISHED: 14:09 21 June 2017 | UPDATED: 14:09 21 June 2017

Swanley Station

Swanley Station


The incident happened on Friday, June 16

A young asthma sufferer was left without his medication pump after two robbers stole his belongings last week.

Their victim, a teenage boy, had just left Swanley station and was walking towards Azalea Drive when the men, both of whom are described as white with grey tracksuit bottoms, shouted at him.

A small flick knife was allegedly pulled on the boy, before both men began punching him.

Grabbing his bag, which contained a white iPhone5S, headphones, cash and keys as well as the boy’s asthma pump, the pair ran off toward Hart Dyke Road.

Police are asking witnesses to come forward by calling 01622 604100 quoting crime reference YY/016326/17..

The first suspects is described as aged between 19 and 20-years-old, wearing a white t-shirt with blue and orange writing with mousey coloured hair.

The second is aged between 20 and 23-years-old, 5ft 7ins tall with medium build and wearing a black vest.

To give information anonymously, call Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

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