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Boy, 12, has bike stolen in knife robbery

PUBLISHED: 16:01 24 June 2020 | UPDATED: 16:01 24 June 2020

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the robbery of  a bike in Thetford. Photo: Norfolk Police

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the robbery of a bike in Thetford. Photo: Norfolk Police

Norfolk Police

A 12-year-old boy had his bike stolen after he was threatened with a knife.

The fluorescent green-coloured 'cube' mountain bike with a blue saddle which was taking in a robbery in Thetford. Photo: Norfolk PoliceThe fluorescent green-coloured 'cube' mountain bike with a blue saddle which was taking in a robbery in Thetford. Photo: Norfolk Police

The victim and his friend, from Thetford, were approached by a man with a knife, outside Hanbury Court, at 9pm on Sunday, June 14.

The suspect demanded one of the boys hand over his bike - a fluorescent green ‘cube’ mountain bike with a blue saddle - and escaped in the direction of the A134 Bury Road towards Mill Lane.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the robbery.

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Anyone who recognises the man or has any information about the robbery should contact Det Con Gareth Davies at Thetford CID on 101 quoting crime reference 36/38919/20.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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