Local story to me. If anyone can help, please do. We need this like a kick in the teeth. Much sympathy to the victim and his family.
This is a nasty one – if anyone has any information, please do come forward and contact Walsall Police or Crimestoppers – on Friday afternoon, 11th July 2014, a 17 year old lad with physical and learning difficulties was robbed in Aldridge of his mobile phone by four youths.
Today (2nd August 2014) West Midlands Police issued the following press release:
Vulnerable lad assaulted and robbed near Walsall chip shop
Saturday 2 August 2014
Police are appealing for help in tracing youths who targeted a vulnerable 17-year-old lad by assaulting and robbing him as he walked in Aldridge Town Centre.
The lad, who has physical and learning disabilities, was approached between 3.30-4pm on Friday 11 July near to the Aldridge Chip Shop on Anchorage Road, by four white males wearing hoodies.
The youths befriended him and led him to Anchor Meadow…
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