Teenager, 17, in hospital after Biggleswade park robbery

Police are investigating after a teenager was robbed in Biggleswade yesterday.

Police are investigating after a teenager was robbed in Biggleswade yesterday. - Credit: Archant

A teenager is in hospital after after a pair of robbers chased him into a Biggleswade park and assaulted him last night.

The 17-year-old victim was in Eagle Farm Road at about 8.30pm when the two men approached him in a black Mercedes.

They chased him into the park, assaulted him and stole his cigarettes before making off.

Police said this afternoon that the teenager was still in hospital as a result of his injures he received, but that his condition was not thought to be life-threatening.

Det Con Oly Tomlinson, who is investigating, said: “There are a number of houses that overlook the park, and so I am asking those living in the area who may remember seeing anything suspicious to get in touch.


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“I am keen to hear from anyone who has any information about who is responsible.”

Anyone with information should call 101, go to bedfordshire.police.uk/report or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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