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Appeal for witnesses after boy had his bike taken in Derby

Posted on 17th July 2017

Officers investigating a robbery are appealing to the public for information after a 14 year-old allegedly had his bike stolen.

On Thursday, July 6 at around 6pm the 14-year-old and his friend were cycling on Meadow Lane in Chaddesden when they were approached by two youths.

The youths threatened him and asked him to hand over his bike which he did.

As the youths made off with the bike a member of the public challenged them and the bike was handed back.

One of the teenagers was described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, 16 years-old with an Irish accent. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, a black t-shirt and black shoes.

The second youth was white, 15 years-old, 5ft tall with an Irish accent. He was wearing grey jogging bottoms, a black jacket with a red top underneath with the hood worn up.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Adrian Harris on 101 quoting reference number 17000287228.

Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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