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Police appeal: Boy, 16, mugged for phone and fiver in Upminster Road South, Rainham

PUBLISHED: 11:55 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:55 18 March 2013

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Picture: Harry Engels/Getty Images

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A teenager was mugged while waiting for a late-night bus in Rainham.

The 16-year-old boy was at the Upminster Road South bus stop at about 12.30am on Sunday, February 24. when a man threatened him and stole his Nokia phone, along with £5.

He was about 20 years old, dark skinned, and wearing a light-blue t-shirt with grey jogging bottoms and a blue hoodie.

Anyone with information about the incident should call DC Andy Fearne at Romford CID on 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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