Arrest made over Colchester daylight double-robbery

Suffolk police are appealing for information following an incident of indecent assault in the Woolve

Suffolk police are appealing for information following an incident of indecent assault in the Woolverstone area Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A Harlesden teenager has been arrested in connection with two daylight robberies within five minutes of each other in Colchester.

The first victim, a 16-year-old boy, was robbed of his mobile phone and loose change in North Hill at 8.45am on Tuesday, September 11.

A second victim, a 17-year-old boy, was robbed of his mobile phone and wallet in Rawstorn Road just five minutes later.

Officers carried out a search of the area and a teenager from Harlesden was arrested on suspicion of robbery and possession of drugs with intent to supply.

The teenager, also 16 years old, id being held in custody and questioned by police.