10-year-old boy 'threatened at knifepoint' in Harrogate - what we know so far

Two 14-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of robbery following an incident where a mother of a 10-year-old boy was allegedly threatened at knifepoint in Harrogate.
Two 14-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of robbery following an incident where a mother of a 10-year-old boy was allegedly threatened at knifepoint in Harrogate.

Two 14-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of robbery following an incident where a 10-year-old boy was allegedly threatened at knifepoint in Harrogate.

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The incident happened on September 3 at 3.50pm on Crab Lane in Bilton.

In a statement, North Yorkshire Police said: "Police received a report at 3.50pm on 3 September 2019 by the mother of a ten-year-old boy who was allegedly threatened with a knife by two older boys.

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"The incident was reported to have taken place in Crab Lane, Harrogate. Police attended and, following a search of the area, two 14-year-old boys were stopped and searched at around 4.35pm.

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"The two boys were subsequently arrested on suspicion of robbery and later released on bail."