Teenage girls charged with knife robbery

Scene: Crow Wood Park
Scene: Crow Wood Park

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.