Police investigating two knifepoint robberies in Colchester which happened in August are appealing for witnesses.
The second happened in Osborne Street between 4pm and 6pm when again a group of men demanded the 16-year-old male victim s mobile phone. One had a small knife but there was no violence used.
A 17-year-old boy from Colchester was arrested on August 28 on suspicion of both robberies and is currently on police bail pending further enquiries until September 23.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Colchester CID on 101.