Appeal after 12-year-old robbed in Hull

A boy was left distressed after having his mobile phone stolen in a street robbery.

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Humberside Police said the 12-year-old was robbed on Brandesburton Street, Hull, just after 8am on September 24.

A police spokesperson said: "The boy was allegedly pushed up against some metal railings and had his phone stolen from his pocket before the suspect ran off.

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"The boy was left distressed but unhurt.

"The suspect has been described as white, around 18, 6ft 2in tall, slim and with a spotty complexion and a sallow face. He was wearing blue jeans, a black long-sleeved top and a black gilet."

Witnesses should call police on 101.