Boy, 12, has bike stolen in Letchworth

PUBLISHED: 15:43 25 April 2019

Extreme pornography found on father and son's devices in Littleport. Picture: ARCHANT.

Extreme pornography found on father and son's devices in Littleport. Picture: ARCHANT.

Archant

A 12-year-old boy had his mountain bike stolen after being pulled off of it in Letchworth.

At around 5.30pm on Thursday, April 11, the victim was cycling along Norton Common near Norton Way North when he was approached by a teenage boy, who asked him for his mountain bike before pulling him off it and cycling away.

The offender is described as white and aged 14 to 15 years old. He was wearing a grey hoody and black trousers.

You may also want to watch:

Detective Sergeant Karen Lewis, from the North Herts Local Crime Unit, said: “The victim was not injured but he was understandably shaken up. I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened to please get in touch.

“Similarly if you think you have seen the bike or been offered it for sale please let us know. It's a black Carrera Vengeance with white writing on it.”

If you have any information, call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/33083/19, or report online at www.herts.police.uk/Report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or report online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the The Comet