Three teenagers were threatened by two youths with a crowbar in a mobile phone theft on Rutland Street in Sunderland.
The three teens, a girl and two boys, were approached by the two offenders aged approximately 15-years-old, one of which had a crowbar.
One of the teenagers was then threatened and their iPhone4 was taken.
The offenders are described as slimly built. One is 5ft 10ins tall and speaks with a local Wearside accent, has short fair hair that is styled into a ‘V’ shape at the back and was wearing a grey hooded top with a red Converse logo and dark tracksuit trousers.
The other male is approximately 5ft 8ins tall, wearing a black hooded top with black bottoms, had short fair hair, distinctive dark eyebrows and considerable facial acne. He was the one in possession of the crow bar.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 extension 69191, quoting reference 964 04/12/14.#####