The incident happened between 2.55pm and 3.15pm on Friday, 26 March.The victim, a man in his 50’s, was walking his bike on Cedar Road when he was approached from behind by a group of four males.
As the victim turned round, he was kicked to his lower back causing him to move forward whilst holding onto the bike. One of the males then threatened to stab the victim before taking his bike. The victim was not injured. No weapon was seen
He is described as being white, aged between 13 to 18 years old, around 5ft 4ins tall, slight build with wavy ginger hair and a pale complexion. Were you in the area at the time? Did you witness the incident or see anything suspicious?
Do you recognise the description of the fourth male? Perhaps you have CCTV or dash-cam footage? Officers have released a photo of the bike that was stolen. It is described as a matte black Cannandale Fatty 29 bicycle. It has reflective black writing on it with a logo under the handlebars.
At the top of the frame it says ‘N.Y.C.D.P.W RIDE THE STREETS’. It has mudguards on the bottom of the frame and above the rear wheel. It also has a bottle cage on the frame and two cat eye lights attached to it. Have you seen this bike?
Alternatively people can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/