Two teenagers mugged in Elland

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TWO teenagers were hurt during a mugging in Elland.

The 17-year-old and 18-year-old men were walking on Saddleworth Road in Elland towards West Vale in the early hours of yesterday when a dark blue Vauxhall Corsa approached them.

The driver and front seat passenger got out and assaulted the teens before escaping with their belongings.

The 17-year-old was taken to Calderdale Royal Hospital where he was treated and later discharged. The 18-year-old suffered minor facial injuries.

The driver of the Corsa was described as white, between 19 and 22 years old, 6ft, of lean build with short blond hair.

There is no description of the passenger.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery, which happened shortly before 1am yesterday, or has any information that may help police should call Detective Constable Graham Bennett at Halifax CID on 01422 337083.