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Police looking for young men after phone robbing spree targeted three teenagers in one day

Police officers are looking for two young men who went on a phone robbing spree targeting three teenagers at three different railway stations in one day.

At around 4pm on Tuesday June 27, a 14-year-old boy was at West Dulwich railway station when he was approached by two other teenagers who struck up a conversation.

The two young men threatened him with violence before stealing his phone.

A short time later on the same day, at around 4.45pm, a 14-year-old boy boarded a train at Beckenham Junction railway station and sat towards the middle of the train.

After around five minutes, the same two boys entered the carriage and once again engaged the victim in conversation before attempting to steal his phone. On this occasion they were not successful.

Later that day, at around 7pm, another 14-year-old boy boarded a train at Catford Bridge station, heading towards Charing Cross.

The same two young men pinned their victim at the back of the train and stole his mobile phone after threatening him with violence.

Detectives investigating the robberies have released CCTV images, and are hoping to identify the pair.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said: “Officers believe the young men in the CCTV images may have information that could help with their investigation.

“Anyone who recognises them is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016, or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 2300073905.

“Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Pictured top: The two young men police officers would like to speak to (Picture: BTP)

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