‘This was a terrifying ordeal’ – Police launch hunt for two men after teenager threatened at knifepoint in Sandy alleyway

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in a Sandy alleyway.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in a Sandy alleyway. - Credit: Archant

Two men are being hunted by police after a teenager was threatened at knifepoint in a Sandy alleyway.

Officers have today launch an appeal for witnesses after a 19-year-old man was approached as he walked along Church Path and threatened at knifepoint by two men at around 1.30am on Thursday, October 20.

The men demanded his phone but the teenager ran and managed to flee the scene unharmed and without anything being taken.

One of the men, described as Asian and of stocky build, was wearing a black hoody and joggers with a black scarf. The other offender was described as white, skinny and aged about 25.

PC Ian Bambridge, who is investigating, said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim who fortunately escaped unscathed.


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“I’m keen to speak to anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or saw the men described in the area. This behaviour is not acceptable and we are urging anyone with information that can help us find the people responsible to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting crime reference number JD/42986/16. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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