Kettering teenagers the victims of a series of knife robberies

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Teenagers have been threatened with knives and had mobile phones stolen in three separate robberies in Kettering this week.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robberies, which took place on Tuesday (February 4).

The first group of teenagers were approached by the three male offenders at about 4.30pm in the Weekley Glebe Park area.

The second took place about 15 minutes later on Scott Road, near the back school gates of Kettering Buccleuch Academy and close to the children’s nursery.

The third incident happened between 4.45pm and 5.15pm in Nelson Street, at the junction with Regent Street. On this occasion, the three offenders approached from the direction of the corner with Havelock Street and after the offence they ran up Regent Street towards Rockingham Road.

The first offender is described by police as white, aged 16 to 18, 6ft 1in, of a skinny to average build with a long nose and bushy eyebrows. He was wearing a dark blue hoodie with the hood up, dark trousers and black and white trainers.

The second offender is described as white, aged about 16, 5ft 6in with short dark hair and thin eyebrows. He was wearing a black quilted coat with the hood up and dark trousers.

The third offender is described as white, aged about 16, 5ft 5in and of a slim build with possibly brown eyes. He was wearing a grey hooded top with the hood up and white lettering across the front, black jogging bottoms and a black beanie hat.