Local News | Boy Threatened by Gang of Youths | Andover & VillagesPolice are appealing for information after a 13-year-old boy was threatened by a group of youths.

The incident happened as the boy was walking along the footpath with his bicycle from Laverstock schools towards Bishopdown at approximately 3.35pm on 24 April.

The boy was stopped by four youths and one of them threatened the boy with a pocket knife.

The group of youths did not come into contact with the boy and nothing was stolen.

The youths were all male and approximately 11 or 12 years old. One of the boys was approximately 5 ft 2 inches tall with short dark hair. He was wearing a red hoody and dark school type trousers.

PC James Barrett said: “Our enquiries are ongoing at this stage and we are currently looking for any available CCTV footage from the area. The group of youths did not touch the victim but they were threatening and left him feeling nervous.

“Anyone with information should call police on 101 to help with our investigation.”