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Appeal for witnesses after nine-year-old boy is robbed – Milton Keynes

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a nine-year-old boy was robbed of his bicycle in Milton Keynes.

At around 3.30pm on Saturday (7/1), the victim was riding his bike between Kernow Crescent and Perran Avenue, Fishermead, along with his brother, when they were approached by four offenders.


One of the offenders spoke to the boy about his bike, before threatening him and forcibly taking it from the victim, pushing him off.


The main offender is described as black, aged around 14 or 15 years-old, with a skinny build.


He was around 5ft tall with short black hair.


He was wearing shiny navy blue slim fit tracksuit bottoms and a black puffa jacket with fur around the hood.


He also had a distinctive silver tooth in his upper jaw.


There are no descriptions of the other three suspects.


The bicycle was black in colour with gold writing.


The victim did not sustain any injuries.


Investigating officer PC William Marrable, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “This was a frightening ordeal for the young victim, who thankfully was not injured.


“I am appealing to anybody who witnessed the incident or who recognises the description of the main offender to please contact Thames Valley Police.


“You can do so by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference 43230009628.


“Alternatively, for anonymity, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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