A 17-year-old had his iPhone stolen whilst walking through Valley Gardens on Tuesday January 22.
The teen was walking past the first sun pavilion at around 6.30pm when another youth grabbed his iPhone.
The boy who stole the phone is described at white, aged around 17, around 6ft 2in with short blonde hair. He appeared to have bad acne and was wearing a dark coloured hooded top.
The thief was in a group of four youths aged around 14 to 17-years-old, they were all wearing dark hooded tops with scarves covering their faces.
Police are appealing for information, PC Raheel Akram, of Harrogate Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “If you can help to identify the youth who stole the mobile phone I ask you to contact the police or Crimestoppers straight away.”
Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact Harrogate police on 101, press option 2 and ask for Raheel Akram. Alternatively information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12130012825.