Police appeal for information after a 12-year-old boy was threatened with a knife in Borders Lane, Loughton
POLICE are searching for a youth after a 12-year-old boy was threatened with a knife.
The victim was approached by the suspect, who was on a bike, in Borders Lane, Loughton, at 6pm on August 4.
The youth threatened the boy while holding a small knife. Nothing was stolen.
The suspect is a 5ft 5ins tall white male aged between 13 and 15. He was wearing a grey Ralph Lauren hoodie with a red horse logo and was riding a black mountain bike.
Essex Police have only released the information today (August 30).
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Jennie Morris on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.