Hitchin teenager charged with robbery and remanded

A Hitchin teenager has been charged with robbery and remanded in custody.

A Hitchin teenager has been charged with robbery and remanded in custody. - Credit: Archant

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with robbery following an incident in Hitchin in Saturday, November 14.

The teen – who cannot be named for legal reasons – was arrested in connection with the robbery of three other boys in Purwell Park.

It is alleged that four teenagers, one of whom showed them a knife, approached the three boys and demanded that two of them hand over their coats. They did, and the group left with the coats.

The 16-year-old from Hitchin has been remanded in custody.

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