A teenage boy was mugged and beaten by a group of youths in Norwich.

Police officers received a report that a teenage boy had been robbed and threatened with a knife at around 6.30pm on November 4.

The boy was initially approached by the youths at Saint Peter Parmentergate Church in King Street but ran off.

The suspects then caught up with him in Farmers Avenue where the robbery took place and he handed over property.

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They then ran off in the direction of Rouen Road.

The victim was also assaulted and sustained a graze and swelling to the face. He was taken to hospital for checks. 

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious behaviour before the incident or has footage that could assist the investigation is asked to contact PC Sam Barton on 101 or via email at sam.barton@norfolk.police.uk, quoting crime reference 372 of November 4.