Police investigating the serious assault of a 16-year-old boy in Augustine Heights this morning, are appealing for public assistance.
At around 9.30am, the boy was walking along Augusta Parkway when a black sedan stopped behind him.
A man got out of the vehicle, approached the boy and placed his arm around his neck.
He held a knife to the boy’s neck and threatened him before a struggle ensued.
A number of witnesses stopped to render assistance and the man returned to his car and drove away.
Officers are appealing for anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time to please contact them.
Investigations are continuing.