Teenage girls charged with knife robbery

Scene: Crow Wood Park
Scene: Crow Wood Park
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Two teenage girls have appeared in court charged with trying to steal mobile phones at knifepoint.

The girls, aged 13 and 15, are accused of trying to rob a group of girls in Crow Wood Park, Sowerby Bridge on Saturday.

It is alleged one of them held a kitchen knife around four inches from one of the victim’s forehead.”

The teens, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly made off with a handbag.

They are charged with robbery and attempted robbery and are expected to appear at Calderdale Youth Court today.