Teenage boys threatened with knife in Brighton

Three teenagers were threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery in Brighton.

The boys, aged between 16 and 17, were also pushed during the attack by two other teenagers in Shelldale Road, Portslade, at about 0100 BST on Monday.

Sussex Police said the three victims managed to run off and were unharmed during the incident.

Detectives have appealed for anyone with information about the attempted robbery to contact the force.

Det Con Caroline Biggs, of Sussex Police, said: "I am appealing for anyone who may have seen the two suspects.

"I would also like to hear from a man who was walking his dog near to where the incident happened."

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