A GROUP of thugs said they would stab a 14-year-old boy if he didn’t hand over his wireless earphones in a ‘terrifying’ robbery.

At 7.30pm on Saturday he was walking in Abbey Meadows, Abingdon, when he was approached by a large group of 20 males that he didn’t know who told him to empty his pockets and hand over his headphones. 

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He refused but one of the thugs from the group said they would stab him if he didn’t.

So he gave them the ear phones and then the group ran off.

But the yobs returned and found the victim by the public toilets in Abbey Meadows.

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This time they demanded more from him before punching him in the side and taking his neck and wrist chains.

He was left with a red back but did not need to go to hospital.

There is only one description of somebody from the group.

They are described as a black male, around 17-years-old and 5ft 10ins tall. He has a slit cut into his left eyebrow and was dressed in a black coat and black and white Nike trainers.

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A 15-year-old boy from Abingdon has now been arrested on suspicion of robbery, he has been released on bail until November 15.

Detective constable Richard Whitcombe, of Abingdon police station, said: ““I am appealing for witnesses to this incident, which was a terrifying experience for a 14-year-old boy.

“He was punched during the incident and his property was taken from him. Thankfully he did not require any hospital treatment, however I am investigating this incident as a priority.

“If anyone saw this incident taking place, or has any information on it, please make a report to police.”

With information call police on 101 quoting 43200319569