Teenage boys ambushed by gang of men in street robbery in Rotherham

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Two teenage boys were ambushed by a gang of men armed with a knife and baseball bat in a street robbery in Rotherham.

The boys, aged 14 and 15, were walking along Union Street when two cars pulled up alongside of them and a group of men got out.

They told police the men were Asian and one car was black and the other was a white or silver BMW.

A gold Gucci watch and a pair of trainers were stolen from the boys during the incident.

The teenagers both suffered cuts to their hands and were taken to hospital for treatment.

Witnesses to the incident at 7.30pm on Sunday, March 22 should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident 956 of that date or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.