A TEENAGER was attacked by three men during a robbery recently.

The 15-year-old was kicked and punched and had his phone stolen after being targeted by the thugs on Monday, January 29.

He was approached by the men at around 7pm and beaten by one of them before the trio stole his iPhone 6s and fled across a field towards the Throston Grange estate.

One of the suspects now being hunted by police was wearing a distinctive red Armani bomber jacket and another was wearing black Nike trainers with a reflective band around them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Laura Baker of Cleveland Police on non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 017338 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.