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Teenager robbed in popular Manchester shopping centre

Police are investigating

A teenager has been robbed in a popular Manchester shopping centre.

Officers are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed on Monday 15 February 2021 in the Arndale Shopping Centre in Manchester City Centre.

At around 5.10pm, two male offenders threatened a young male and demanded he hand over his coat close to the Withy Grove entrance/exit door.

During the robbery the victim – the teenager – was punched in the face.

The offenders fled on foot in the direction of Withy Grove but were unsuccessful in their attempt to steal any items.

They are described as two white males, aged between 13 and 18 years old, of slim build, wearing dark tracksuit bottoms and coats.

Anyone who has any information about the robbery should call police on 0161 856 6059 quoting incident number 2466 of 15/02/21.

Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.