Knifepoint robbery on Corby's Oakley Vale - armed police search area after teenager threatened

His rucksack was recovered later

Thursday, 5th August 2021, 10:11 am
Updated Thursday, 5th August 2021, 11:37 am

A teenager who had been walking through Corby's Oakley Vale estate last night (Wednesday) was threated at knifepoint by two masked offenders.

The robbers demanded the 19-year-old hand over his backpack in the incident in Merestone Road just after 7pm.

A group of armed police were called to the scene but so far no arrests have been made.

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A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: "This happened in Merestone Road at 7.15pm yesterday when a 19-year-old man was threatened by two unknown offenders who threatened him at knifepoint to hand over his rucksack.

"The rucksack was found a short time later near the scene."

Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101.