Schoolkids robbed for their mobiles

THREE teenage boys were robbed of their mobile phones as they walked in Bethnal Green in broad daylight. The boys were mugged as they walked along Poyser Street, off Cambridge Heath Road around 4.15pm on Wednesday last week. Two muggers threatened the boy

THREE teenage boys were robbed of their mobile phones as they walked in Bethnal Green in broad daylight.

The boys were mugged as they walked along Poyser Street, off Cambridge Heath Road around 4.15pm on Wednesday last week.

Two muggers threatened the boys with violence before demanding they hand over their mobile phones.

Both robbers are described as tall black men. One was of medium build while the other has been described as 'fat'.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact DC John Schofield in the robbery squad on 020 8217 3838 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Witnesses can also email towerhamletsrobberysquad@met.police.uk