Teenager in brutal mugging

A 15-year-old boy was mugged in the plush Stockholm suburb of Nacka early Saturday morning. Three masked men held an axe at his throat, a pistol at his head and sprayed him with pepper spray before making off, with his mobile phone.

The brutal attack took place in Lännersta between the hours of 1.15am and 1.30am. The boy is in shock and can not confirm the exact time, Nacka police report.

Police suspect that the same gang of three made a renewed attempt to rob a man of his quad bike. The man managed to escape however.