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Driver and passenger robbed at knife point in Stockton

Cleveland Police have launched an appeal after a driver and passenger were robbed at knife point whilst they were sat in a stationary vehicle in Stockton.

Police confirmed the incident happened on Eastbourne Road at the junction of Larch Road in Stockton between 11:15pmon Monday 17th July and 12:30 am on Tuesday 18th July when two men approached the vehicle and one of them was​​​ in possession of a knife.

During the incident, ​the two men made threats towards the victims and demanded there mobile phone.

The victims handed over a black Samsung S8 Edge and a Samsung Galaxy A5 and both the men left in an unknown direction.

It is believed the first man was carrying the knife and he is described as being white, of average build with long dark brown hair which was combed back and he was aged between 23-27-years-old and spoke with a slight Irish accent. He was also wearing a blue polo neck jumper, blue trousers and black trainers.

The second man is described as being white, of skinny build with a short shaven head and aged between 20-30-years-old and was wearing a light grey hoody.

The male victims, aged 52-years-old and 46-years-old were uninjured.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the men responsible is asked to contact DC Lee Busby from Stockton Volume Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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