Teenager robbed at knife point in Belfast by two men who had asked him for directions
Police are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed at knife point by two men who had asked him for directions in Belfast city centre.
The robbery took place in the Athol Street area of Belfast last night at around 830pm.
Two men asked the teenager for directions. The victim then walked with the two men from Great Victoria Street, along Grosvenor Road, Durham Street and onto Athol Street where he was threatened at knifepoint.
Detective Sergeant Eric Fairfield said: "One of the suspects is described as being in his mid-twenties, approximately 6’ tall with short, black hair and wore a blue hooded top and grey bottoms. The second man is described as being aged in his thirties and approximately 5' 10" tall, and had what was described as a ‘dirty grey’ beard, and wore a black jumper, grey shorts and a grey cap.
"This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim and while, fortunately, he has not sustained any injuries, he has been left badly shaken.
"We are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time or who may have dash-cam footage to contact police on 101 quoting reference 2025 of 14/07/21."