Teen victim of attempted robbery in Tilbury

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery in Feenan Highway, Tilbury.

A teenage boy was pushing his quad bike along the street near the junction with Handel Crescent between 8.50pm and 9pm on Thursday, June 4 when he was approached by another boy, believed to be in his early teens.

The suspect threatened him with a knife and demanded the bike but ran off when confronted by an adult who came to the victim’s aid.

Police are appealing for witnesses and are particularly keen to speak to a female jogger who was in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Grays CID on 101.

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