Blackpool Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a robbery in Blackpool in which the victim was slashed across the face.
It happened between 8.30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday 24th January in an alleyway to the rear of the Ashton Road and Keswick Road in the resort.
The victim, a teenage boy, was riding his bike as part of a group of four when they approached by four other people who were all wearing balaclavas.
Three of the suspects were wearing dark coloured puffer coats, the fourth wore a royal blue coat and a red scarf.
They chased the victim and slashed his face with an unknown large weapon, before making off – possibly taking the victim’s bike.
📞 Anyone who witnessed the attack, has CCTV footage or dashcam footage from the area around the time of the incident, or had information, please call 101 – quoting log 1359 of January 24, 2023.