Teenager robbed in Northam street

Joseph Bulmer

STREET ROBBERY: Bideford police are investigating a street robbery in Churchill Way, Northam, at approximately 7.15pm last Saturday.

The 18-year-old victim had walked from Costcutters on Northam Square shortly after 7pm and headed down Diddywell Road and through JH Taylor Drive. When he reached Churchill Way, close to Richmond Road, he was approached from behind and his iTouch player was forcibly taken from him.

He was not injured. The offender, who was wearing a dark grey hoodie, dark trousers and white trainers, ran off down Staddon Road. Police are appealing for witnesses and any information that may lead to the identity of the offender.