BENFLEET BREAKING ESSEX

Police  are investigating an incident where e-scooters were stolen from young two boys in Richmond Park #Benfleet

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On Sunday 8th August around 5.20pm. The victims were approached by three older boys, who were described as being white, aged 16 – 17 years wearing dark clothing and balaclavas. They threatened one of the victims before taking both e-scooters. They were last seen heading towards Benfleet railway station.
The use of e-scooters on the public highway is illegal and we are urging parents and guardians not to allow their children to use them, regrettably, they can also become the target of thieves.
If you are able to provide any further information, please give us a call on 101 or report online, quoting incident number 0884 of the 8th August.