E-fit images released of suspected Epsom muggers
E-fit images have been released of two young muggers who robbed a boy in Epsom.
The incident took place at 8pm on Saturday, June 9, when the 14-year-old left the cinema and was walking underneath the railway bridge in the direction of East Street with a friend.
Two boys, who were of a similar age, approached them on bikes and demanded the victim’s mobile phone before leaving the scene in the direction of Epsom town centre.
They stole a black and silver Blackberry Curve phone.
The boys were seen in a group of five boys before the incident, but only two of them are believed to have been involved in the mugging.
The first boy was white, slim, with short cropped brown hair, 4ft 6ins and with freckles. He was wearing black tracksuit bottoms, a black Nike top and purple and black Nike Air trainers. He was riding a black, red and white mountain bike and was carrying a JD Sports carrier bag.
The second boy was also white, stocky, with short cropped blonde hair with two lines cut into it on the right-hand side and 5ft 3ins. He was wearing a black Nike hooded top and dark tracksuit bottoms. He was riding a purple and black mountain bike.
Detective Constable David Fair said: "This incident left the victim visibly shaken however, he was able to provide us with detailed descriptions of the offenders and anyone who recognises the boys is urged to contact officers.
"Were you in the area around the time of the incident? Did you see a group of around five boys, two of whom were on mountain bikes, acting suspiciously?"
Anyone with information should call the police on 101 quoting reference EP/12/2287.