A TEENAGE boy was held at knifepoint by a man who then stole his cash.

The incident happened at around 3.30pm on Friday in Boundary Brook Road in an alleyway near Larkrise Primary School, Oxford.

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The victim, a 15-year-old boy was walking down the alleyway when he was grabbed by the arm by a man who showed him a knife. He stole some cash the boy had.

The man is described as black, around six foot tall and aged in his twenties. He was wearing a navy tracksuit with the hood up and was also wearing a black face mask.

The boy was not injured in the robbery.

Detective Sergeant Richard Allmond based in Oxford, said: “This was a distressing incident for the boy involved.

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“It was broad daylight when this took place, and although the boy was in an alley, we believe others will have seen what happened.

“If you have any information about this incident or you can help us with our enquiries, please contact police by either calling 101 or making a report online using the reference number 43210140288.

“If you would prefer to remain 100% anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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