Cops hunt for night bus gang

DETECTIVES are hunting for a gang of teenagers who robbed and assaulted a group of youths after getting off a night bus. Three 16-year-old boys from Cricklewood and a 15-year-old boy from Colindale, are on police bail following the incident in Bushey Heat

DETECTIVES are hunting for a gang of teenagers who robbed and assaulted a group of youths after getting off a night bus.

Three 16-year-old boys from Cricklewood and a 15-year-old boy from Colindale, are on police bail following the incident in Bushey Heath, on October 17.

A group of six or seven black youths aged between 15 and 16 had got off the 142 bus when they targeted their victims who lived locally.

After demanding their mobile phones, the robbers searched and slapped several of them before making off with their valuables.

PC Laura Chillingworth, investigating officer, said: "I would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident taking place to contact police.

"We are also keen to speak to the three other members of the first group who may be able to assist us with our investigation."

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Anyone with information can contact PC Chillingworth on 0845 33 00 222 citing crime reference number J2/09/1455.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.