A young girl was mugged as she walked along Great Eastern Path in Loughton on Saturday

A 12-year-old girl has become the latest mugging victim in Epping Forest

A 12-year-old girl has become the latest mugging victim in Epping Forest

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A 12-year-old girl has become the latest victim of mugging in Epping Forest.

At around 9.15am on Saturday morning the young girl was walking along Great Eastern Path in Loughton when she was threatened by an older boy.

He took money from her purse before heading off towards Algers Road.

The girl was left uninjured but very frightened.

The boy is described by police as being an older teenager.

On Twitter, residents of Loughton have offered more information, suggesting that the teenager was wearing a grey Superdry hoody with black trainers and black gloves.

The robbery is the fourth in two weeks to take place in the district.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101.
 

 

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6:44pm Tue 4 Feb 14

ColinOrient says...

Sadly until there suitable hard punishments for the vermin that commit crimes like this, there will be more and more children and adults attacked in this vile manner. It seems the disgusting, out-of-touch magistrates, in their fine big Surrey homes, are still giving out soft 'punishments' for nasty crimes like this. Until this changes, we are all under threat from these violent scumbags. How about some 'human rights' for the decent people of the world?
Sadly until there suitable hard punishments for the vermin that commit crimes like this, there will be more and more children and adults attacked in this vile manner. It seems the disgusting, out-of-touch magistrates, in their fine big Surrey homes, are still giving out soft 'punishments' for nasty crimes like this. Until this changes, we are all under threat from these violent scumbags. How about some 'human rights' for the decent people of the world? ColinOrient
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