Teenager has trainers stolen during robbery in Hengrove Leisure Park

A witness appeal has been launched after a teenager had his trainers stolen during a robbery by knifepoint at Hengrove Leisure Park on the afternoon of Monday 4 July.

The victim, a 17-year-old boy, was approached by two men at just after 3.30pm and one of the offenders threatened him with a knife before stealing his black Nike Air Max trainers.

The victim suffered an injury to his wrist after falling to the ground during the robbery for which he received treatment at hospital.

Avon and Somerset Police say one suspect is described as mixed race, of large build, wearing glasses, a blue coat, and a face covering. The second was white, with a bushy beard, wearing a grey Nike tracksuit, red gloves and he had a bag with him. Both are described as being in their mid to late teens.

They are asking anyone who saw any part of this incident, or who knows the identify of either of the offenders, to ring 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222158653.

Main image Hengrove Leisure Park. Picture Google Earth.