Schoolboys targeted by thieves on Chiswick Common

Police seek teenage suspects following two separate incidents

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Police are looking for teenage suspects following two robberies in the park close to the tennis courts in Chiswick Common Road, last week. At present the Robbery Squad are linking them.

The first was on Tuesday 19th September 2006 at about 17.00. The victims were two 12 year old white schoolboys who were playing football when approached by a suspect who was in the company of other teenagers.

The suspect searched them and took their mobile phones, a Sony Ericsson and a Motorola, valued about £250 and walked off towards Fishers Lane Bridge.

The victims described the suspect as black, about 14 years old, 5’09” with black hair plaited in cane rows.

The second incident occurred on Thursday 21st September 2006 at about 18.00. This time the victims were two 14 year old white schoolboys who were sitting on the grass when two suspects approached them from the direction of Windmill Road. The suspects threatened the boys, searched them and took their mobile phones one of which was a Samsung valued around £200 before they made off back towards Windmill Road.

In this incident first suspect was described a black youth, about 17 years old, 5’07”, wearing pink flat cap, grey jogging bottoms and a white T-shirt. He had a scar on his left cheek.

The second suspect was a white male, 20 years old, 6’, wearing a white T-Shirt and blue jeans, very fair short hair.

Any information on either of these incidents to DC Julian Crabb in the Robbery Squad on 020 8247 5940 please.


September 26, 2006