Appeal for information following a robbery in Bathgate
Police in Livingston are appealing for information following the robbery of a 15-year-old boy in Bathgate.
The incident occurred near to the tennis courts in Kirkton Park, around 7.15pm on Monday, 7 February, 2022.
Three masked teenagers approached the victim and assaulted him before stealing his mobile phone.
The victim sustained injuries to his face and head during the incident and was taken to St John’s Hospital for treatment.
Officers are keen to trace three teenagers in connection with the incident. They are described as being roughly 15 years of age and dressed in all black.
Detective Constable Adam Gow said: “This was a frightening experience for the victim. Our enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing for anyone with any information to contact us.
“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information which may assist us to get in touch.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 2886 of 7 February, 2022.