A 14-year-old boy was the victim of a knifepoint attempted robbery in a shocking incident in Atherstone.
The incident happened in an alleyway opposite Queen Elizabeth Academy at around 3.15pm on Friday, November 20.
Warwickshire Police said the boy was in the alleyway between Nursery Road and Witherley Road, when he was approached by two men he didn’t know.
The first threatened him, using what is believed to have been a knife, before asking whether he had any money. He was then told to hand over his AirPods, but refused.
The second man then reportedly threatened the boy with a knife but a member of the public intervened and the men left in the direction of Church Walk.
Police said the victim was left shaken but luckily was unhurt.
The first individual, who is described as male, mixed race, of skinny build, and around 5ft 7in tall, was thought to be wearing a blue hooded coat and black joggers.
The second male was understood to be dressed in a black hooded coat, joggers with black shoes and a black mask.
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He is described as mixed race, around 6ft tall, and of heavy build.
Enquiries are currently ongoing but officers are keen for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time to come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 218 of 20 November.