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Robbery With Violence, Townsville

Police are appealing for information after some violent robberies were carried out at Cranbrook Park on Thursday.  

Initial inquiries reveal that at around 3.15pm five students were riding their bicycles home through the park when they were stopped by several youths.

One of the victims, a 14-year-old boy, was punched several times in the face and had his bicycle stolen.

A second boy aged 13 was forced off his bike. The youths then rode off on his bike with his helmet.

The third boy, also aged 13, had a G-shock watch stolen from his wrist after it was forcibly removed by the youths.

Police are appealing for anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage near Cranbrook Park between 3pm to 3.30pm to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1902208761