Terrified girl ‘threated with knife by two masked men’ in Wednesbury park

Police are hunting for two men after a teenage girl was reportedly threatened with a knife in a terrifying ordeal. The men – wearing masks – approached the girl at Kings Hill Park in Wednesbury.

They proceeded to threaten her before they ran off into some nearby trees. Luckily, she was not physically injured in the attack.

But the teen was left extremely frightened following the attack on Monday, June 6, according to cops. Officers are now appealing for witnesses following the incident at around 8pm.

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The attackers are described as being 5ft 8in tall, of slim build and were wearing dark tracksuits at the time of the attack. One man was wearing a white t-shirt and the other a grey t-shirt, police added. Sandwell Police shared an appeal on social media three weeks after the girl’s ordeal.

They said: “Were you at Kings Hill Park, off Old Park Road in Wednesbury, three weeks ago today, on Monday 6 June, at around 8pm? We’re hoping you can help with our enquiries after a teenage girl was threatened with a knife by two masked men before they ran off into the trees.

“Thankfully the girl wasn’t injured but she was extremely frightened. The two men were both described as about 5ft 8in tall, of slim build and wearing black tracksuits, one with a white t-shirt, the other one had on a grey t-shirt.

“If you were in the park or around the area at the time – it was the Monday evening after the long bank holiday weekend – and saw anything you think may help, please let us know.”

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police added: “You can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.ukor call 101, quoting investigation number 20/532269/22.”


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