Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

I'm Scared They Will Come Back and Get Me

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

I'm Scared They Will Come Back and Get Me

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Byline: Joanne Emmerson

Ten-year-old's fears after knifepoint robbery

A TEN-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl attacked at knifepoint during a daylight robbery has spoken of her ordeal.

Kayleigh Storey, of Guisborough, was on her way to a friend's house when she was assaulted.

As she walked through a cut between Bolckow Street and Oak Road about 4.45pm on Saturday, she spotted six youths - two girls and four boys.

Two of the boys left the rest of the group and walked towards her, nudging her as they passed. One of the lads then gabbed her by the wrist and the other elbowed her in the mouth.

Kayleigh, a St Paulinus Primary School pupil, said: "I was really scared. I was petrified."

One of the boys then flashed the blade of a knife then folded his arms, hiding the knife under his arm.

"I was shaking," said Kayleigh.

"I was really scared."

One of the boys held her wrists behind her, as the boy with the knife rifled her pockets, stealing her mobile phone. …

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