Around 5pm on Saturday 11 May 2019, two young teenage boys were walking along Cecil Avenue Cannington when they were approached by two males. After a brief conversation, the boys continued walking. The boys turned into Renou Street Queens Park and as they approached Cunnington Park, they were confronted by the same two males who made threats towards them they would be stabbed if they ran.
The two males demanded two pairs of shoes that they had just purchased whilst holding an unknown item behind their back. The boys handed over the shoes and another bag before running away. The two males were seen getting onto a train at Cannington Train Station before leaving the area.
Police have released a CCTV images of two men who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The second male is described as: Brown skinned, 17-20 years of age, thin build and short dark hair. He was wearing a blue jacket with white stripes on the arms, dark long pants and a black baseball cap with a red emblem.
The first male is described as: Brown skinned, 17-20 years of age, thin build and short dark hair. He was wearing a black hooded jumper and dark long pants.
They were both in the company of a female wearing a red top, pushing a dark coloured pram.
If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 9286.