Youth arrested after man "robbed" in Herringthorpe

Youth arrested after man "robbed" in Herringthorpe

By Michael Upton | 19/07/2021

Youth arrested after man 'robbed' in Herringthorpe

A MAN needed hospital treatment for stab wounds after allegedly being robbed in Herringthorpe.

Police were called at just before 1.30pm on Sunday following reports of a robbery at Wordsworth Drive, Herringthorpe.

A spokeswoman said: “It is reported that an 18-year-old man was standing in the street with his girlfriend when they were approached by a large group.

“The group is then reported to have attacked the victim, stealing items of jewellery.

“The victim sustained a stab wound in the incident and was taken to hospital by ambulance. His injuries are not life-threatening.”

A 16-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of robbery has been released on bail.

The spokeswoman said enquiries were continuing.