Appeal for witnesses to armed attack on teenagers in Grove Park, Dunstable


Police are appealing for information after a man armed with a screwdriver threatened a group of teenagers at a skate park.

The suspect demanded the teenagers hand over the bikes during the incident in Grove Park, Dunstable at around 2.30pm on Thursday, July 9.

The suspect is described as white, around 5’10” and of medium build.

He was wearing a black hooded top with the hood up and grey jogging bottoms.

He arrived at the scene in a white Ford Transit-style van.

No property was taken during the incident.

Detective Sergeant Ben Stone, investigating, said: “We would be keen to hear from anyone in or near the park at this time who may have seen this man, or can help us identify the van.

“This is clearly a concerning incident and we would urge anyone with information to come forward.”

Anyone with any information can contact police via or 101.

Please quote reference 230 of Thursday (9 July).

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.