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Three teens arrested after youth threatened and robbed

At around 8pm on Monday 5 August, a 15-year-old boy was approached by a group of youths by the bike shed area to the left of Sainsburys, Kings Road.

Eight boys aged between 15 and 17-years-old approached the victim and told him to hand over his bag otherwise he would be beaten up.

The victim handed over his bag and the group ran off in the direction of the A339 roundabout. The group were chased by two members of the public.

No one was injured during the incident.

The boy who took the victim's bag is described as slim a mixed race boy aged between 15 and 17-years-old, around 6ft tall with black fluffy hair. he was wearing a black hooded top and black trousers.

A 15-year-old boy from Basingstoke and two 17-year-old boys from Thatcham and Tadley, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery. They have been released on bail.

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