Harwich: Gang wielding sharpened crutch steals food from students


- Credit: citizenside.com

A gang wielding a crutch with a sharpened point are wanted by police after they stole food and threatened a group of students.

Four male students, aged 17-18, were in the area of Main Road and Orwell Terrace in Harwich at around 6pm on Sunday.

They were then threatened by a gang of two men and two women. One of the men was carrying a crutch, which the victims said had a sharpened point at the end.

All four suspects were white and aged between 17-20. One man was dressed in a dark tracksuit with a grey scarf, and one woman wore a bright pink tracksuit.

They stole food items from the victims, who were otherwise unharmed.

Anyone with information should contact DS Tim Coyles at Clacton CID on 101 or phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.